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Category: ICAS 2014 Proceedings
Author: Chek Derashid, Noraza Mat Udin, Natrah Saad
Year: 2014
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This study which examines the readability of the Income Tax Act 1967 (ITA 1967) and its associated Schedules is considered important as the materials are the main references for taxpayers who have intention to comply with their tax obligations. Using FRES and F-KGL analysis, it is found that the ITA 1967 and its Schedules are complex to understand. The findings indicate that the materials under study may need to be rewritten. It is hoped that the findings will contribute not only to the body of knowledge but also to the tax authority.

Keywords: Income Tax Act 1967; readability; complexity; flesch reading ease index; flesch kincaid grade level

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