Understanding real property gains tax


RPGT is a form of capital gains tax levied on profits arising from the disposal of real property or real property company (RPC) shares.

WHETHER you’re a property investor, an owner simply looking to sell your current home to purchase your dream home or a corporate group engaging in a corporate restructuring exercise, it is important to be aware of all costs associated with a real estate transaction including the real property gains tax (RPGT) in Malaysia.

RPGT is a form of capital gains tax levied on profits arising from the disposal of real property or real property company (RPC) shares. Real property is defined to mean any land situated in Malaysia and any interest, option and other right in or over such land.

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