Income Taxation

Paying your taxes is a form of patriotism; a way in which every resident of Malaysia contributes to the building of our nation. This act creates a reciprocal relationship - as taxpayers, you have a right to transparency. Accordingly, this dashboard gives you a fun way to explore income tax data, with a particular focus on individual income taxes. How many people pay taxes? How much are you paying relative to other people? Does taxpaying behaviour vary across states? Dive in and find out!

Last updated: 01 Aug 2023, 16:00

Next update: 01 Aug 2024, 16:00

How do I compare to other taxpayers in Malaysia?


Note: These statistics are computed based on the complete database of individuals who declared their income in 2022, including individuals whose income was too low to be taxed or who declared 0 income. We do not store your search.

How many people pay tax each year?

Data as of 31 Jul 2023, 23:59



What proportion of income taxes come from individuals?

Data as of 31 Dec 2022, 23:59

Over the last 10 years, roughly 25% of income tax revenue has come from individuals. The chart below visualises the importance of individual taxes from 1970 to the present.

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