1. What is assessment tax?

  • Assessment tax is a tax charged on any proportional asset holding situated in Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council (KKMC) area

2.  What is the purpose of assessment tax?

  • To finance the operating costs, and services and development administration, carried out by KKMC to provide the facilities and comfort to the residents in KKMC area. This is in line with the objective of KKMC to be the planner, developer, maintainer and area administrator, and as an agent of change and development of the socio-economy in the local area by providing an efficient and effective service.

 3.  What is the difference between Assessment Tax and Quit Rent?     

     a)    What is Quit Rent?

  • Quit Rent is the tax that must be paid by the Land owner to the State Authority through the Land Office. The Quit Rent must be paid in full on 1 January each year and will become an arrears beginning 1 June each year.

     b) What is the difference between ‘Assessment Tax' and ‘Quit Rent'?

  • Assessment Tax is paid to the Local Authority and must be paid twice a year. The assessment tax bill is blue in colour. Quit rent is a tax charged on privately-owned land and must be paid once a year to the State Authority. The quit rent bill is yellow in colour.

4.  What are the methods of payment?

  • The delivery of Assessment Tax Bills  is in January for the first half of the year and July for the second half of the year. 
  • Holding owners who do not receive a bill may obtain a copy at the Council Office before the payment deadline.
  • Payments can be made through internet banking such as Maybank, AmBank and CIMB Clicks.
  • Payment must be attached with the original or a copy of the bill. Assessment tax bill may be paid at: -

    Venue Day Payment Locations
    a) Kuala Kangsar MPKK Payment Counters Monday - Thursday 8.10 am - 1.00 pm
    b) MPKK Payment Counters at the Sg. Siput (U) branch   2.00 am - 4.30 pm
    c) Any City Council / Municipal Council / District Council Counters in Perak Darul Ridzuan Friday 8.10 am - 12.15 pm
        2.45 am - 4.30 pm

    The counters are open during lunch break at 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm from Mondays – Thursdays
    Payments with cheques or money order, postal order must be crossed and made payable to the Yang DiPertua of Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council and addressed to :-

    Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council,
    Wisma MPKK Jalan Taiping, 33000 Kuala Kangsar, Perak.
    Tel No : 05-776 3199 / 05-776 8199 
    Email Address : Website :

    Payments by Credit Card, Visa and Mastercard are accepted at :-
    a) MPKK Payment Counters at the Sg. Siput (U) branch

5. How could you pay the Assessment Tax if you cannot pay in one lump sum?

  • KKMC will evaluate the payment to be made on monthly instalment basis. You are advised to go to the Valuation Department, KKMC to discuss the matter. If it is approved, an agreed schedule to pay the assessment tax on an instalment basis will be made between you and KKMC.


If this information is not enough, please contact:

Valuation Department
Name : En. Mohd Saiful B. Hj. Dawam
Division/Unit : Penolong Pegawai Penilaian
Telephone No : 05-776 3199
Email :