amended return form lhdn

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Taxpayers are allowed to make amendment on the information or assessment for the submitted Tax Return Form(TRF) under Section 77B of the Income Tax Act 1967 (ITA 1967) or Section 30B of Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967 (PITA 1967) by using the Amended Return Form (ARF).

Key takeaway

You will understand:

  • Rules of submission

  • Terms for submission

  • Rate of increase in tax

  • Method of submission

Summary of learning

Taxpayers are allowed to make amendment when there is:

  • Understate of income / unreported income

  • Expenses over claimed

  • Capital allowances / incentives/ relief over claimed

The amendment limit to once for a year of assessment.

The amendment is disallowed if the Director General of Inland Revenue (DGIR) has made amended assessment for the submitted TRF.

What are the terms for submission ARF?

ARF must be submitted within 6 months from the due date of TRF

A duly completed ARF must state:

  • the amount / additional amount of chargeable income

  • the additional tax payables

  • the amount of tax payable on the tax which has or would have been wrongly repaid;

  • the increased sum ascertained in accordance with subsection 77B (4) of ITA 1967 or subsection 30B(4) of ITA 1967;

  • other contains required by the DGIR.

What is the rate of increase in tax?

The additional tax payable amount in ARF is subject to an increase in tax of 10%.

The formula = the amount of such tax payable or additional tax payable x 10%.

The total tax payable amount must be paid at the same date of ARF is submitted.

What are the methods for submission ARF?

ARF can be submitted in the following ways:

  • Online e-filing (only for corporate taxpayer: Form C)

To visit > click e-Filing > click e-Form > choose e-BNT C

  • Manual filing

    - download ARF on Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN) website:

    To visit > Forms > Download Forms (in Malay Version) > Handle the completed ARF to LHDN branch


GPHDN 1/2020: - Procedure on submission of Amended Return Form

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