Circular No. 8/15: SSM and GST

The following announcement was made by SSM today on its website:

“Implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Dear Valued Customers,

In line with the Government’s announcement on the implementation of GST, which will be applicable effective 1 April 2015, kindly be informed that the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is a statutory body registered under the Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 (GST Act 2014).

This means that all supplies of goods and/or services that are not covered by the regulation and enforcement (R&E), such as company profile, business profile, image viewing, certified copies of documents (per page), uncertified copies of documents (per page), confirmation letters issued by SSM, copy of or extract of certificate, personal involvement, Corporate and Business Information Data (CBID), commemorative certificates, sale of publications, tenders, rental of facilities and corporate training, are subjected to GST at the rate of 6%.

Further, SSM services which fall under regulations and enforcement (R&E) function such as incorporation of companies, name search, stamping fee, registration of businesses, renewal businesses, changes of business particulars, business termination, registration  of limited liability partnerships (LLP) and compounds issued by SSM are exempted from GST.

SSM will issue tax invoices to businesses that have registered for GST in Malaysia, in accordance with the provisions of the GST Act 2014.

For further details, please call our SSM Contact Centre at 03-7721 4000 or visit our website at“.

Please be guided accordingly.

Yours sincerely,

Andrew Wong


Conveyancing Sub-Committee

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