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How SMEs in Malaysia Can Attract and Retain the Best Talents

The defining factors for SMEs in Malaysia are their sales turnover and the number of employees that they have. By classification, SMEs have 200 or fewer employees. However, the challenge for many SMEs in Malaysia is attracting any number of quality talent and getting them to stay.

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Tax Updates Every Malaysian SME Should Be Aware of

In the last year, several financial changes have been implemented in Malaysia that affect businesses, especially SMEs since they comprise the majority of enterprises in the country.

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Tax Incentives for SMEs in Malaysia

In our last post, we explored some of the frequently asked questions that SMEs in Malaysia have about corporate income taxes. In this post, we’ll take you beyond just understanding how the taxes work. Knowing the benefits that SMEs enjoy can help you save more than a few ringgit and sen when filing your taxes.

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FAQ: Malaysian SMEs and Corporate Income Taxes

One of the highlights of the Malaysian Budget 2019 for SMEs was the reduced corporate tax from 18% to 17% starting in January 2019. This incentive applies to SMEs with a paid-up capital of below RM2.5 million and those with taxable income below RM500,000. Woah! Slow down and explain, please!

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurship in Malaysia

You may not know this, but every year for the last eight years, Dell and IHS Markit have compiled a list of the world’s most favourable cities for women-owned businesses.

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MDEC SME Adoption Programme: Giving Your Business a...

SME Community Members’ Exclusive: Ever wished you could be a part of an online sales campaign but haven’t had the chance to do so? Never miss out on a golden opportunity anymore! We’re joining forces with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to help turbocharge your business growth! How? Read on as we unveil the game plan for you.

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Build and Expand Your Next Big Idea with Malaysia...

In April 2017, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) announced the creation of its Malaysia Digital Hub initiative. These Digital Hubs would offer start-ups the opportunity to sell their ideas, products and services to the world through supported tech and digital co-working spaces.

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Importance of Hiring with a Proper Job Description

Armed with information courtesy of the National Human Resource Centre (NHRC), we’ve outlined the various aspects of a job description — from definitions and processes to the significant role it plays in the smooth running of your SME business.

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To Register or Not to Register?

Picture this… you’ve just started your business on a very small scale. Since you’ve just started out, your business may seem too small to go through the hassle of registering it with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM). Or is it?

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4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid (and What to Do Instead)

So, you found a problem that you can create a business solution for, you raised capital, hired a great team (or going at it by yourself) and your SME is running smoothly.

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Fintech SMEs — 6 Businesses You Can Start Now

No matter what economic industry you are in, your business should have a financial system in place. This simple fact makes the banking and finance sector one of the biggest in the world, with many business opportunities.

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Siti Khadijah Apparel — Success Story of a Woman...

What’s the most excellent way to grow as an entrepreneur and succeed in your business? Well, one of the best actions you can take is to learn from people who have done it before.