Tax exemption on the gross income from employment is provided to women returning to the workforce from a career break of at least 24 months prior to or as at 27 October 2017. The exemption is given for a period of 12 consecutive months within year of assessment (YA) 2018, YA 2019, and YA 2020, subject to application approvals and conditions being met.
With effect from YA 2019, there are changes to the tax reliefs available for individuals and social security contributions for foreign employees. Please see the Deductions section for further details.
Last Reviewed - 28 June 2019