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GST EXEMPTION DM

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Pandangan 1 : Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia (JKDM)

Assalamualaikum w.b.t. dan Salam Sejahtera,

Untuk makluman pihak tuan, baru-baru ini pihak Ibu Pejabat JKDM Putrajaya ada mengeluarkan surat pekeliling kepada kami (JKDM WPKL) yang menyebut seperti berikut :

“3. Dengan mengambilkira perbezaan impak yang akan berlaku antara layanan CBP ke atas pembekalan perkhidmatan ini kepada pelbagai jenis kediaman di bawah hakmilik strata oleh badan pengurusan bersama dan perbadanan pengurusan, pihak Bahagian GST Ibu Pejabat ingin memaklumkan bahawa Menteri Kewangan telah bersetuju melalui surat bernombor rujukan 0.3865/356(SJ.4)(Jld.14)(SK.12)(21) bertarikh 5 Januari 2015 seperti di Lampiran A untuk mengecualikan pembekalan perkhidmatan tersebut untuk SEMUA jenis kediaman di bawah hakmilik strata oleh badan pengurusan bersama dan perbadanan pengurusan. Pindaan yang sewajarnya akan dibuat ke atas Perenggan 20, Jadual Kedua [subperenggan 2(1)], Perintah Cukai Barang dan Perkhidmatan (Pembekalan Dikecualikan) 2014. Walau bagaimanapun,pengecualian ini tidak terpakai untuk badan pengurusan bersama dan perbadanan pengurusan yang membekalkan perkhidmatan kepada bangunan komersial atau perniagaan.”

 

Pandangan 2 : Jawapan kepada 106 soalan (Jawapan ini berkaitan Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia sahaja)

68. Adakah kos penyelenggaraan untuk flat kos rendah dan apartment dikecualikan GST?
Kos penyelengaraan untuk semua perumahan di bawah hakmilik strata adalah dikecualikan dari GST.

Jawapan keseluruhan 106 soalan boleh didapati di sini  Jawapan kepada 106 Soalan

A final reminder was sent to defaulters at Danau Murni Condominium to settle their entire outstanding fees as at 5 March 2015. Please settle your outstanding within one month.

We would like to encourage everyone to use online transfer to pay for maintenance, sinking fund, insurance, quit rent and water charges using our account at CIMB Bank – 14210000434101 – PERBADANAN PENGURUSAN KONDOMINIUM DANAU MURNI

Thank you for your co-operation.
Notice defaulters Danau Murni 2015

Maintenance fees may go up over 10% with GST, residents warned

Owners of high-rise dwellings may have to pay up to 10% more in maintenance charges from April although such fees have been exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Building managers are blaming the impending rise on the shortfalls in collection caused by payment defaulters and the 6% in GST that they still have to pay to service providers like electricians and plumbers. PETALING JAYA: Owners of condominiums, apartments and flats have been told to brace themselves for highermaintenance charges from April although suchfees have been exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Building Managers Association of Malaysia ( BMAM) president Tan Sri Eddy Chen warned that the rise could be more than 10% to meet the anticipated higher operating costs.

He said although GST would not be imposed onmaintenance fees, the management bodies still had to pay GST when they called service contractors like electricians to fix problems.

Chen said maintenance fees should be set higher than 6% if the non-payment by defaulters were taken into account.

“In the case of low and medium cost flats, about 40% of the owners do not pay their monthlymaintenance fees of between RM35 and RM70 monthly.

“So, even if only 50% pay, the maintenancefees will have to be increased by 12% to cover the shortfall and the 6% in GST to be paid to service providers.”

BMAM is an umbrella body comprising 25 stakeholder organisations representing management corporations (MCs), joint management bodies (JMBs), chambers of commerce, developers, engineers, architects, shopping and high-rise complex managers and managing agents.

BMAM deputy president Tan Sri Teo Chiang Kok said there were currently 1.8 million strata properties in the country, out of which 90% are residential.

He said the association was concerned that more low and medium cost flat owners might default when the GST kicked in.

“We have reminded all JMBs and MCs to call for open tenders and only select those offering the best service at the lowest cost (to keep maintenancefees low),” he said, adding that owners might reject a proposed fee rise during the JMB or MC general meeting but “they cannot escape the GST”.

Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) and National House Buyers Association (HBA) adviser Wong Kok Soo said 99% of the maintenance charges collected by JMBs and MCs were channelled to the service providers, contractors, suppliers and utilities, which were all subject to 6% GST.

“They will be compelled to increase theirmaintenance charges to pay the GST input tax,” he said.

He said that in January, a petition was sent to the Finance Ministry by the HBA, PEPS, the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM) to exempt the maintenance charges of all stratified properties for residential usage from GST.

However, he said only goods and services under the zero-rated supply list would be able to get a GST input tax refund from the Customs Department.

“The HBA, PEPS, RISM and MIPPM had a discussion with the Finance Ministry, Federal Treasury and Royal Malaysian Customs representatives recently and will continue to engage with the authorities until all major problems regarding GST in the stratified development areas are resolved,” he said.

BMAM treasurer Prof S. Venkateswaran said exemption was preferable to zero-rated status.

“As it stands, JMBs and MCs with revenues less than RM500,000 a year are automatically exempted from GST. Most low and medium cost flat JMBs and MCs come under this category.

“Assuming that JMBs and MCs with revenues exceeding RM500,000 a year are granted zero-rated GST status, the move would still result in some JMBs and MCs facing serious financial problems as being zero-rated would require the JMBs and MCs to have GST software and hardware in place.

“This will cost a minimum of RM4,000 to RM5,000 per month, including cost of staff,” he said.

He said overall, it was less expensive if all JMBs and MCs were granted a blanket exemption from GST as they would be able to save on administrative costs and procedural hassles when filing claims for GST refunds.

“No matter which way it goes, GST will invariably bring an up-front increase in costs for all owners, suppliers and service providers,” he said.

Our third  AGM for Danau Murni Condominium was a very productive and successful. We were able to discuss several resolutions for the betterment of residents and the condominium.

AGM was held on Saturday, 11 October 2014
Time: 10.30 am – 1.30 pm at Hall Block A

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Thank you for your co-operation and attendance.

The Management

The new Act will replace the Building and Joint Property (Management and Maintenance) 2007 (Act 663).

You can download a copy at:

Strata Management Act – AGC Link

or at NZX Commercial Document Centre:

Strata Management Act – NZX Link

This Act 757 shall be read and construed with the Strata Title Act 1985 (Act 318) and the subsidiary legislation made under that Act in so far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act or the regulations made under this Act.

To all residents

3rd Annual General Meeting for Danau Murni Condominium will be held on:
11 October 2014, Saturday,
9.30 am,
Hall Block A.

Please check notice of AGM sent by post. Thank you.

The Management

Notice 3rd AGM

 

Minute of Meeting for Second AGM can be downloaded from here Minute of Meeting

Audited Accounts for Year Ended 2012 can be downloaded from here Audited Accounts

Tempoh pelaksanaan pelan catuan pada 27 Februari 2014 hingga 30 April 2014. Kawasan Taman Desa terlibat dalam Peringkat Empat (Zon 3 dan 4). Kita akan mula dicatu air mulai 4 April 2014 (Ahad) ini.

Harap semua penduduk Danau Murni Kondominium mengamalkan kesederhanaan dan berjimat dalam menggunakan sumber air.

SYABAS catu 1

SYABAS catu 2

Untuk makluman, kadar Maintenance Charges dan Sinking Fund dinaikkan mulai 1 Mac 2014. Kadar baru ialah seperti berikut:

Maintenance Charge RM142.80

Sinking Fund RM14.30

Manakala bayaran tambahan seperti insuran dan cukai tanah bagi tahun 2014 ialah:

Insurance RM89.25

Quit Rent RM13.00

Bayaran boleh dibuat melalui Online Interbank Transfer atau bank-in terus ke akaun:

CIMB Bank Account – 14210000434101 – PERBADANAN PENGURUSAN KONDOMINIUM DANAU MURNI

Sila faks (03-7987 7806) atau emel kepada danau.murni@hotmail.com bukti pembayaran dengan menulis rujukan seperti nama dan nombor unit.

Kenaikan Maintenance Charges dan Sinking Fund telah dipersetujui dalam Mesyuarat Agung Tahunan dan notis mengenai kenaikan telah diletakkan di papan kenyataan kondo pada 6 Januari 2014.

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Kehadiran untuk sesi bertemu penduduk pada 25 Januari 2014 ialah hanya dua orang pemilik seperti dalam gambar di bawah. Dua staf dari Jova Building Services Sdn Bhd (sedang berdiri) menerangkan tentang isu kenaikan tersebut. Sementara itu, En Simon (Jova Building Services Sdn Bhd) kelihatan duduk sambil memegang kertas menerangkan sesuatu kepada salah seorang pemilik yang hadir. 

DM Enquiry 25 Jan 2014

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