KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): Panelists at the Malaysian Economic Association (MEA) 2022 Post-Budget Dialogue were mooting for the reinstatement of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) or the inclusion of a similar tax structure under the current tax regime in order to widen the government’s tax revenue base to prepare for turbulent times ahead.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 3): Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said it may not be the right time to reintroduce a consumption tax like the previous goods and services tax (GST) as this could have an impact on the momentum needed to revive Malaysia’s economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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 4): The prime minister’s statement yesterday that the government will study if there is a need to reintroduce the scrapped goods and services tax (GST) — the removal of which was one of Pakatan Harapan’s key pledges in the 14th general election (GE14) — is unlikely to gain traction among the rakyat.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has said this is a good time to reintroduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the country's export industry could use some help amid the weak external environment and current global trade tensions.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): To keep the RM19.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Only RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): S P Setia Bhd said its wholly-owned subsidiary Setia Fontaines Sdn Bhd has been advised by solicitors that the latter's acquisition of five adjoining parcels of freehold land in Penang from Boustead Plantations Bhd should be exempted from the goods and services tax (GST), based on Malaysia's tax laws.