It’s time to file your income tax returns for Malaysians. If you try to file your personal income tax returns online at home, but you’ve forgotten your password, then this is what you need to do:
1. Go to e-Hasil.gov.my
2. Put your cursor over the word ezHASIL, a menu will drop down. Click on e-Filing.
3. Scroll down until you see this remark: Terlupa Kata Laluan ?
Sila login ke laman e-Filing dan pilih menu ‘Terlupa Kata Laluan’ untuk mendaftar ‘Kata Laluan’ baru. Sila klik di sini
4. Click on ‘disini‘. Or you can just click HERE. (UPDATED 2015)
5. Type in your IMyCard Number or Passport Number in the blank box.
6. Click the ‘Hantar‘ button.
7. Again type in your either Identity Card Number (IC) or Passport Number in the blank box.
8. For Petunjuk Kata Laluan, click the tiny inverted triangle next to ‘Pilih‘, it will drop down a list of six questions.
9. DO NOT use your security question and answer which you have submitted before to retrieve your original password . Personally I have tried it and it doesn’t work at all.
10. Just select the first question “Apakah nama ibu anda?”
10. Type in Password.
11. Now click the ‘Hantar‘ button.
Then it goes to a new page where you create your new password and your security question all over again. That’s all.
For more details, you can refer to this guide.
Note: This post was written back in Year 2012. I am not too sure whether this tip is still relevant for year 2015.
While you’re here about paying taxes, check out some of my favorite quotations on taxes:
“When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.” – Vanya Cohen
“What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.” – Mark Twain
“Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
“The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax” – Albert Einstein
“People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.” – Robert Half
“The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.” – Herman Wouk
“We must care for each other more, and tax each other less.” – Bill Archer
“Death and taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” – Margaret Mitchell
“Capital punishment: The income tax. ~ Jeff Hayes
“If the Lord love a cheerful giver, how he must hate the taxpayer!” – John Andrew Holmes
“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.” – Unknown
“Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes.” – Erving Goffman
“Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income.” – Alfred E. Neuman
“I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I’m employed.” – Nancie J. Carmody
“Philosophy teaches a man that he can’t take it with him; taxes teach him he can’t leave it behind either.” – Mignon McLaughlin
“Death and taxes may be inevitable, but they shouldn’t be related.” – J.C. Watts, Jr.
“I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.” – Mark Twain
“I just filled out my income tax forms. Who says you can’t get killed by a blank?” – Milton Berle
“The wages of sin are death, but after they take the taxes out, it’s more like a tired feeling, really.” – Paula Poundstone
“The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.” – Barry Goldwater
“I don’t know if I can live on my income or not – the government won’t let me try it.” – Bob Thaves, “Frank & Ernest”
“Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a fine for doing something right.” – Unknown
“The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.” – Arthur C. Clarke
“The politicians say “we” can’t afford a tax cut. Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.” – Steve Forbes
“Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.” – F. J. Raymond
“Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a refund from the IRS, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.” – Unknown
“You don’t pay taxes – they take taxes.” – Chris Rock
“Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax.” – Max Baucus
For more witty, thought-provoking and funny quotations, you should visit: Quotationize.