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S'gor rejects tourism tax, saying it will have negative impact

Shakira Buang  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Selangor has rejected the tourism tax, describing it as not suitable to be implemented.

Its state executive councillor for Tourism, Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs, Elizabeth Wong, said that given the high inflation rate, the implementation of the tax would bring negative impact to the national economy.

“The introduction of the tax risks slowing the economy and revenue, especially for the hotel and hospitality industry.

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