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How to obtain a Travel Insurance Tax Invoice for GST Purpose

The traveler will usually purchase a travel insurance when he/she wishes to buy an air ticket. However, the airlines are collecting the travel insurance premium on behalf of the travel company. As such, it will not show the GST breakdown in the tax invoice issued by the airlines.

When you purchase a travel insurance within Malaysia. The travel insurance is standard rated. When you purchase for outbound travel insurance outside Malaysia, it is zero rated. The screenshot below is Malaysian Airlines Air Ticket and Travel Insurance is not shown at all.

This article highlights the following:

1.    Travel Insurance by MH Insured and Air Asia

2.    Email to request tax invoice

3.    GST impact of the travel insurance

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As the cover note includes the clause for personal accident and medical benefits, the travel insurance is a block input tax under Regulation 36 GST Act 2014. Tax Code is BL.

Read the articles attached to get on how to obtain travel insurance tax invoice from MH insure and Tune Protect. Second article is shaded with white.

Attachments:
Download this file (Article-Travel-Ins-MH.pdf)Travel Insurance Tax Invoice - MH[Document]536 kB
Download this file (Article-Travel-Ins-Tune-Protect.pdf)Travel Insurance Tax Invoice - Tune[Document]441 kB

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