Can Employer Deduct Employee’s Salary?

Can Employer Deduct Employee’s Salary?

The Employment Act 1955 has been expanded as of January 1, 2023, extending its provisions on salary deductions to apply to all employees, not just those earning RM 2,000 and below. According to Section 24 of the Act, employers are generally not allowed to deduct employees’ salaries unless authorized under the Act. Generally, there are 3 categories of permissible deductions: […]

How to Submit Form E (CP8D) via e-Filing?

How to Submit Form E (CP8D) via e-Filing?

Form E (also known as CP8D ) is a form to be filled and submitted to Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IBRM) or Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN) by an employer on a yearly basis.  Submission can be done online through LHDN MyTax Portal (e-Filing) before 31st March every year. Sometimes, there is a month grace period until the end of April. […]

What is the minimum wage in Malaysia?

What is the minimum wage in Malaysia?

What is the definition of minimum wages? Minimum wages is basic wages, excluding any allowances or other payments. What is the difference between ‘wages’ and ‘minimum wages’? ‘Wages’ and ‘Minimum Wages’ are described under section 2 of National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011. The ‘wages’ has similar meaning to ‘wages’ in section 2 the Employment Act 1955 or Sabah Labour […]

Employee Relations – Disciplinary Issues

Employee Relations – Disciplinary Issues

When disciplinary action is applied by the employer? Disciplinary action is applied by the employer under either of the following conditions: When the employee disobeys rules set by the employer, or his/her behavior is unbecoming i.e. he/she performs a misconduct; andWhen an employee does not perform to acceptable standards. What are the examples of acts that will be taken as […]

Employee Termination: Understanding the Process and Different Types

Employee Termination: Understanding the Process and Different Types

Employee termination is a significant and sometimes sensitive aspect of the employer-employee relationship. It refers to the formal end of an individual’s employment within an organization, whether initiated by the employer or the employee. Termination can occur for various reasons, ranging from poor performance and misconduct to changes in business needs or individual life circumstances. This article provides an in-depth […]

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