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Setting up a business in Malaysia

Why choose Malaysia

Malaysia welcomes all forms of enterprise and investment. Much of the information you need about setting up a business in Malaysia is available online. Here is a quick guide to how you can do business in Malaysia.

Registering a business in Malaysia

Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) is the national regulator of business entities, public accountants and corporate service providers in Malaysia. MIA also facilitates the development of business entities and the public accountancy profession. As a regulator and facilitator, MIA constantly strives to provide a responsive and trusted regulatory environment for businesses, public accountants and corporate service providers and make Malaysia the best and trusted place for doing business.

A Guide to Marketing Strategy and Strategic Planning

Marketing strategy and strategic planning are essential for the success of any business. But what are they? And how do you implement them?

A Guide to Performance Appraisals

Performance appraisals can help you evaluate the progress of an employee by assessing and measuring their actual performance. Often performance appraisals can be confusing and unhelpful, this article shows you how to do it better.

Staying Compliant with Malaysia Tax Legislations

Find out all you need to know about GST and SST and how they affect your tax processing.

Building a competitive, ethical AI economy

Find out the industry can shed light on AI development for regular people, gain company-wide support for ethical AI practices.

A Guide to Bookkeeping: Balance Sheets & Financial Statements

Producing a financial statement such as a balance sheet, trial balance, or profit and loss statement helps you understand how your business is doing. Learn about these financial statements in our easy-to-understand guide.

How to Improve Your Business Strategy and Increase Growth

Running a business is exciting, especially as it begins to grow. There are currently more than 907,000 small and medium companies in Malaysia across all sectors , and a lot of these have seen growth in the first quarter of 2018 alone.

A Guide to Crowdfunding, VC & Angel Investors

Accessing finance for your start-up can be tough, but new funding options and crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter can help make your dreams a reality. Read our guide to learn more.