Foreign workers’ levy starts on January 1

Foreign workers at a goat farm in Tanjung Karang, Selangor. Starting next year, employers in the plantation and agriculture sector will have to pay RM640 per foreign worker. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, December 21, 2017.

EMPLOYERS are required to pay the levy for their foreign workers starting January 1.

The Human Resources Ministry in a statement today said all employers must pay the levy for new foreign workers as well as for those who renewed their temporary employment visit pass (PLKS).

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