Malaysia to table SST bill in Parliament next week

KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today that the Malaysian government hopes to table the sales and services tax (SST) bill in Parliament next week to replace the goods and services tax (GST).

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Rehda: Property prices to drop with zero GST

PETALING JAYA (May 17): Property prices are expected to drop following the goods and services tax (GST) rate reduction to zero from 6% prior, said the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) president Datuk Seri FD Iskandar.

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Ex-Felda chairman, GM signed Jalan Semarak land transfer docs

PETALING JAYA (March 12): Former Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman Tan Sri Isa Samad and an unnamed general manager at the agency were the two individuals who signed the Power of Attorney (PA) for Felda’s land at Jalan Semarak in Kuala Lumpur, Parliament was told today.

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Proposed Stamp Act changes cause a stir

SOME proposed amendments to the Stamp Act 1949, which seek to impose stricter requirements on the stamping of contracts, have caused a stir among property developers who worry that the amendments will push up their cost of doing business.

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