Day: June 9, 2021

MDEC: Tax reliefs in Budget 2021 to attract new digital investments

The diverse scope of tax reliefs provided by Budget 2021 will help maintain existing investments and also attract new digital investments which will benefit the people, the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) said on November 7. Chief executive officer Surina Shukri said this would further boost MDEC-focused areas such as catalysing Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0), digital creative content …

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Paving the Way for Financial Resilience Amidst a Global Pandemic

With the devastating impact of the pandemic still looming over our livelihoods, more and more Malaysians are beginning to understand that financial knowledge has become a necessity for survival rather than an added competence. In an effort to impart valuable life skills to Malaysians through the launch of a virtual workshop, Finance Minister Tengku Datuk …

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Personal Finance 101 for Self-Employed Workers

Unlike conventional employees, self-employed workers are not employed full-time by a company. They include self-employed workers, e-hailing drivers and delivery riders, homestay hosts and freelancers who provide a range of services, from writing, graphic design, software development and others. Currently, there are more than 4 million freelancers and 160,000 e-hailing drivers in Malaysia. Companies and …

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