KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Malaysia's economic growth, as measured by gross domestic product, moderated to 4.
Putrajaya has no plans to reintroduce the Goods and Services Tax.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the government will continue to improve Malaysia's Sales and Services Tax (SST) instead of reviving the Goods and Services Tax (GST), because it is not appropriate for the country to change its tax system too frequently.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): The government’s direction on the proposal to reimplement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) tax system will be among the main focus of the Dewan Rakyat today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): With talk of a revival of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) recently, ex-Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan (pictured) has offered himself as a consultant, free of charge.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 5): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in his capacity as Parliamentary Caucus on Reformation and Governance chairman thinks it is better for the government to maintain the sales and service tax (SST).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): The government needs to retain its current economic policies, especially with regards to tax, in order to provide a stable environment and create better sentiments for the global market, said RinggitPlus chief executive officer Liew Ooi Hann.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): Economists from think tanks such as the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) should be involved in the government’s study on reintroducing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says SME Association of Malaysia board member Datuk Jalilah Baba.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 4): Calls to reinstate the Goods and Services (GST) tax will only be considered if there is incontrovertible evidence to show that it is the will of the rakyat, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement on Goods and Services Tax (GST) yesterday does not mean a decision had already been made to re-introduce the broad-based consumption tax system, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said.