Frequently Asked Questions (Assessment Tax)

  1. What is Tax Assessment?
    Answer: Assessment tax or assessment is a form of tax imposed on scheduled holdings such as residential, industrial assets, vacant land, agricultural land located within the area of the Gerik District Council.

  2. Method of Payment? Answer: Assessment tax is paid twice a year:

    • First ½ year - 1 January till February.
    • Second ½ year - 1 July till 30 August.
  3. Did not receive any assessment tax?
    Answer: Go personally to the Valuation & Assets Management Department, MDG to obtain the bills and bring along previous bills for reference or lot number/house number/property status.

  4. How to perform transfer of ownership?
    Answer: Inform MDG by completing form 1, within 3 months after the transfer of ownership is completed. Failure to do so, MDG will take action under section 160 (6), Act 171.

  5. Tax release?
    Answer: You can obtain tax release if your house/building is vacant (no occupied) subject to you giving written notice to MDG about the vacancy. Do also inform MDG if the building has been demolished, relocated to another site, destroyed by fire, wind, strong winds or other reasons.

  6. For further details, please contact:

    Valuation & Assets Management Department

    Gerik District Council

    Jalan Haji Meor Yahya

    33300 Gerik, Perak

    Tel : 05-7912305 ext 208

    Fax : 05-7912288

    Email :