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Malaysia Company Annual Return

Updated:2018-9-30 16:08:08    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:1516

Malaysia company annual return is one of Tannet (Malaysia) tax filing services. Annual return is a summary of a company profile consist of general information about a company, the directors, shareholders & business address. In Malaysia, annual return is a report a company with share capital. Companies offering all kind of services are required to lodge their annual report as compliance with Malaysia Law. 

Content of Annual Return
An annual return is a snapshot of general information about a company’s directors, secretary (where one has been appointed), registered office address, shareholders and share capital. The annual return will be including all of the following information:

1. Business office address;
2. Branch office address;
3. Registered office address;
4. Principal business activities;
5. Total authorized capital;
6. Total paid-up capital;
7. Charges registered with SSM;
8. Company directors;
9. Company secretary;
10. Shareholders.

The annual return also must include:
i) a copy of the last audited accounts comprising the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts certified by a director, manager or secretary of the company (including every document required to be attached thereto); and
ii) certified copy of the auditor’s report.

When to Lodge Annual Return to SSM
The annual return signed by a director or by the manager or secretary of the company shall be lodged with the Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) within one month after holding its AGM or in the case of a company keeping pursuant to its articles a branch register in any place outside Malaysia within two months after the annual general meeting.

Penalties and Offences
Under the 1975 Company Act, all private limited (sdn bhd) and public limited (bhd) companies must comply with the rules and non-compliance has its corresponding penalties. Under Section 143 (1), an Annual General Meeting is required for every company each calendar year, and failure to comply may cause a penalty of RM5,000. Under Section 165 (1) and (4), every company shall lodge an annual return within one month after the AGM and failure to comply may incur a penalty of RM2,000.

Contact Us
If you have further enquire, please do not hesitate to contact Tannet at anytime, anywhere by simply visiting Tannet’s website, or emailing to, or calling Malaysia Office hotline by 603- 2141 8908 or email to Unit 6.06, Level 6, Amoda 22, Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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