Factory License Annual Fee Exemption Announced

The Department of Industrial Works has announced a Ministerial Regulation dated 20 September 2012, waiving annual fees for all factories under Category 2 and Category 3 for the period 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2013.

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As a reminder, factories are divided into three categories:

  • Category 1: No license required.
  • Category 2: Inform the Department of Industrial Works before the factory operations commence.
  • Category 3: Required to obtain a factory license before factory operations commence.

Mazars notes that this motive is aimed at SME companies to compensate them for the increase in the minimum wage.

Read the Department of Industrial Works announcement for more information.