About SST for Telcos

Is telecommunications service subjected to Service Tax?

The Malaysia government has announced that effective 1 Sept 2018, the 6% Service Tax is replacing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which was at zero percent (0%). Essentially, all provision of telecommunication services by telcos to customers are subjected to the 6% Service Tax. These include IDD calls, telex, video conference, roaming, fax, VoIP, lease lines, bandwidth service, maintenance of facilities, installation, etc.


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