Guidelines on Investing In Sabah
These guidelines on investing in Sabah were designed to assist investors and businesses interested in investing and establishing operations in Sabah
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How to Set Up a Company in Sabah
For any domestic or foreign company intending to set up and operate its business in Malaysia, it is compulsory to register with the Registrar of Companies (also known as Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia, SSM).
To find out more about company registration, please visit the SSM website.
The Malaysian tax system is under the jurisdiction of the Federal Government. Income tax in Malaysia is imposed by the government on businesses and individuals (residents or non-residents) receiving income earned in the country…
SDC Tax Incentives Package
Under the Sabah Development Corridor (SDC), SEDIA offers the SDC Tax Incentive package that includes Income Tax Exemption, as well as Investment tax Allowance to eligible companies undertaking qualifying promoted activities based on designated geographical clusters in Sabah — in line with the SDC Blueprint key strategic growth areas.
Visa & Immigration
For non-Sabahans and foreigners to work in Sabah, an employment pass is required. All applications must be made to the Sabah Immigration Department. Approval must be obtained prior to starting work.