Meta’s New SST 8% for Advertisers in Malaysia

Advertiser Have To Bear SST 8%

Meta has announced a new service tax for advertisers in Malaysia. Starting March 1, 2024, all advertisers based in Malaysia will be charged an 8% service tax on ad sales.

This tax is Meta’s way of following Malaysian tax rules. It helps Meta stick to local laws while still offering advertising services to Malaysian businesses.

Advertisers need to know how this change affects them. The service tax means advertising costs on Meta platforms will go up for Malaysian businesses. Advertisers should include this extra expense in their advertising budgets.

Advertisers also need to check and update their account settings to show Malaysia as their “Sold to” country. This makes sure they follow the new tax rules and avoid any tax issues.

While this change might be tough for advertisers, it highlights the importance of staying updated on digital advertising rules. Advertisers should talk with financial or tax experts to understand how the service tax impacts their advertising costs and adjust their strategies as needed.

In conclusion Meta’s new service tax in Malaysia shows its dedication to following local rules. Advertisers should act early to follow the rules and change their advertising plans accordingly. By staying informed and taking action, businesses can handle these changes well and keep using Meta’s platforms to reach their audiences in Malaysia.

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