We almost got fined RM50,000 – The SSM Number Alert – A Lesson Learned

We almost got fined RM50,000 - The SSM Nombor Alert - A Lesson Learned

Dear Zoewebs Community,


We hope this message finds you well.


Recently, we encountered a situation that we believe is essential to share with you, our valued users, and fellow businesses.

The Email from SSM: A Wake-Up Call

A few days ago, we received an email from the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) regarding the requirement to display our SSM number not only on our website but also on our official social media pages.


This came as a surprise to us, as we initially assumed it was only applicable to websites.

We almost got fined RM50,000 - The SSM Nombor Alert - A Lesson Learned

Updating Our Social Media Pages

In response to this unexpected alert, we have taken immediate action to ensure compliance.

 

We have updated all our official social media pages with our SSM number, and we would like to guide you on how to do the same.

 

Here’s a simple guide:

 

  1. Facebook: 
  • Go to your Facebook page settings.
  • Update the ‘About’ section with your SSM number.
  • Like the sample attached to our blog for reference.

2. Twitter:

  • Edit your profile information and include the SSM number.
  • Follow the sample attached in our blog.

3. Instagram:

  • Update your business information, including the SSM number.
  • Refer to our blog for an example.

Here are our sample of Zoewebs Social Media platforms stated below :

  • Pinterest

  • LinkedIn

  • Website

  • TikTok

  • YouTube

Spread the Word to Avoid Fines

We understand that compliance can be tricky, and oversights happen. 

 

However, SSM is serious about enforcing these regulations, and fines of up to RM50,000 can be imposed. 

 

We urge all companies to take this matter seriously and update their social media pages promptly.

What should you do now?

To facilitate a smoother transition for everyone, we kindly request you to:

 

  1. Update your official social media pages with your SSM number.
  2. Share this information with fellow businesses to ensure widespread awareness.

Additional Information

For your information, it is advisable to conduct checks on your business premises and ensure that

 

(i) the business registration certificate is displayed,

 

(ii) the name and registration number are displayed on signboards, and

 

(iii) invoices/payment receipts are displayed at each location where business is conducted. This is a requirement under the Act regulated by the SSM.

 

Refer Section 30(2),  Akta Syarikat 2016

We almost got fined RM50,000 - The SSM Nombor Alert - A Lesson Learned

Let's Stay Compliant Together

At Zoewebs, we believe in shared knowledge and collective growth. Let’s navigate these compliance challenges together to create a thriving business environment for all.

 

Have questions or need further assistance? Contact our Zoewebs experts for personalized support.

 

Call us at +604-3984 507 or simply fill out the contact form below.

 

Thank you for your attention and cooperation.

 

Best regards,

Zoewebs Team

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