01 May 2020

RM3,000 Special Grant to Micro SMEs. How to apply?

As announced in early April 2020, an enhanced Prihatin Plus (Pakej Prihatin PKS Tambahan) package was dished out to help our small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). And, one of the packages is the "Geran Khas PRIHATIN (GKP)" to all micro SMEs.

What is the definition of micro SME?
How to apply?
When is the payment?

Who is eligible to apply?
  1. Applicant must be a Malaysian, and
  2. Applicant must be a micro-SME with below criteria;
    • Annual sales turnover or revenue is less than RM300,000; and
    • Total employees are less than 5 (excluding the owner)
  3. Registered with Inland Revenue Board (IRB) or Local Council or Commission of Company Malaysia (SSM) on or before 31 Dec 2019; and
  4. Still having an active operation during application; and
  5. Data matched with the relevant agency which is appointed by the Ministry of Finance.

How much is the grant?
A one-off special grant of RM3,000 will be given to all eligible applicants.

How to apply?
Online apply via the official portal GKP (https://gkp.hasil.gov.my)

When is the application period?
1st - 15th May 2020

When can I know the result of the application?
Applicants can check the result of their application in the first week of June 2020.

When will be the payment of RM3,000 being made?
The disbursement of payment is estimated to be in the month of June 2020.

How does an applicant receive the money?
Payment will be credit directly into the bank account stated by applicant during application. Of course, the bank account must be still active.

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