Inland Revenue responds to artiste's outburst about being blacklisted despite being owed RM100,000 in refunds.
So far, 382,000 have taken advantage of the lower 10% fine to make voluntary disclosure of their undeclared income.
It says the presence of MACC officers was to get IRB's assistance to complete its investigations.
This is more than the RM147 billion set out in the 2019 budget.
CEO Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri berkata pembayar cukai perlu percaya pada sistem cukai dan menerima tawaran Program Khas Pengakuan Sukarela (PKPS).
Internal Revenue Board CEO says taxpayers need to put their trust in the tax system and take up the offer under the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme.
The Inland Revenue Board says it is receiving information on ownership of such bank accounts.
IRB director says these errant taxpayers can come to IRB to declare their past dues without prejudice to them.
A lower penalty offer to those who have not fully disclosed their income ends on June 30 next year.
The 2017 Auditor-General's Report also reveals Electricity Industry Fund invested RM2.37 billion in a fixed deposit without the Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister's approval.
Deepak Jaikishan also names Baling MP Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim as a defendant.
Inland Revenue Board CEO Sabin Samitah says refunds for other categories of taxpayers cannot be made due to lack of funds.
The former second finance minister says this is an operational matter between LHDN and the Treasury.
It says this is in light of new disclosures by MACC chief Shukri Abdull and ongoing investigations pertaining to all issues related to 1MDB.
He says this was done by the previous government and he would try to retrieve the money but needed more information from victims.
Counsel for the cosmetics millionaire says the amount will be paid within the stipulated period.
The property developer was served notices for an additional income tax of RM22.44 million and a penalty of RM10.1 million.
Second finance minister says there are no records that Jho Low and Reza Aziz have income derived from Malaysia in recent years.
PAC chairman Hasan Ariffin says the current limit of RM2,000 is not suitable to present economic conditions.
IRB deputy chief says recent move by government will help single individuals who earn below RM3,100 per month.
In its Facebook page, it says it will hold 'meet and greet' sessions with artistes Fizz Fairuz, Remy Ishak, Elizabeth Tan and Ippo Hafiz.
IRB says while it will cut down on field audits, its battle against tax evaders will continue with increased desk audits.
Aeon Credit files report with Bursa Malaysia on notices from IRB, saying it will challenge the demand for unpaid tax and penalties for the past 7 years.
Roger Gumbrell convicted of 33 counts of failing to pay to the IRB the sum deducted from his employees’ salary without valid reason.