[ Checklist For Personal Tax Reliefs ]

Everything you should CLAIM here! 
For Income Tax Relief Malaysia 2021 (YA 2020)

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Below are the 24 claims for Tax Reliefs: –
1) Self and dependent RM9000
2) Ordinary child relief <18 years old RM2000
3) Unmarried Child ≥ 18 years old RM2000
-Full-time education: ("A-Level", matriculation, certificate or preparatory courses)
4) Unmarried child≥18 years old RM8000
Full time education:
▪ In Malaysia –diploma or higher
▪ Outside Malaysia –degree and above  
5) Further deduction for disable person RM6,000
6) Further deduction for disable spouse RM3,500
7) Further deduction for disable child (unmarried)RM6,000
8) Unmarried disabled child≥18 years old RM8,000
– Diplomas or above qualification in Malaysia
– Bachelor degree or above outside Malaysia
9) Husband/Wife/Alimony payments RM4,000
10) Childcare fees RM3,000 (aged 6 and below)
*For registered childcare center/ kindergarten only
11) Breastfeeding equipment RM1,000 (Child aged 2 years and below) *Deduction allowed once every 2 years of assessment
12) Education fees (Self) RM7,000
*Degree -Specific courses
*Masters or doctorate level –any courses
13) Life insurance premium
*Pensionable public servant category RM7,000
14) Contribution to EPF / approved scheme RM4,000
15) Contribution to SOCSO RM250
16) Deferred Annuity and PRS RM3,000
17) Medical expenses for serious diseases (including fertility treatment) RM6,000
* Including complete medical examination limited to RM500
18) Basic supporting equipment RM6,000, medical expenses for parents RM5,000, Parental care RM3,000 *For disabled self, spouse, child or parent* Medical treatment, special needs and carer *Medical condition certified by medical practitioner
19) Parental care RM3,000
* Limited to RM1,500 for one father and RM1,500 for one mother
* Other conditions applied
20) Net deposits in Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional (SSPN) RM8,000
21) Insurance premium for education or medical RM3,000
22) Domestic travelling RM1,000 between 01/03/2020 –31/12/2020 *Accommodation fee
*Entrance fees to tourist attractions
23) Lifestyle RM2,500
*Reading material, PC, smartphone, tablet, sport equipment, internet subscription
24) Additional RM2,500 *Computer, smartphone, tablet purchased between 01/06/2020


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