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'Tourism Tax flip flop a study of BN's rushed policy-making'

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The third revision of the tourism tax, now with an exemption for Malaysians for all hotels, shows the rushed nature in which the BN government forms policy, said PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil.

The tax was initially to be implemented on July 1 on all hotels, at a rate of between RM2.50 to RM20 per room depending on the hotel rating, but this was revised to exempt Malaysians staying at hotels rated three stars and under.

However, today Tourism Minister Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz said the tax will be implemented on August 1 and all Malaysians are exempt...

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