What is Authorised Capital?
The Authorised Capital of a company (sometimes referred to as the authorised share capital or thenominal capital) is defined, at times, as registered capital of a company in Malaysia. This is the maximum amount of the share capital in which a sdn bhd company is allowed to issue to itsshareholders.
Every Company need to register its authorised capital upon its incorporation with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM). The amount of authorised capital will be stated in the Memorandum of Association of every Company.
Every Company will only be allowed to issue paid-up capital up to the maximum amount of authorised capital that registered with SSM.
Registration fee for Authorised Capital
Subject to the respective registration fee payable to SSM, every Company is allowed to register any amount of authorised capital, or to increase its authorised capital at any other time, with SSM.
|Authorised Capital (RM)||Registration fee (RM)|
|Up to 100,000||1,000|
|500,001 to 1 million||5,000|
|1,000,001 to 5 million||8,000|
|5,000,001 to 10 million||10,000|
|10,000,001 to 25 million||20,000|
|25,000,001 to 50 million||40,000|
|50,000,001 to 100 million||50,000|
|100 million and above||70,000|