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PAS: Voting for BN will guarantee extra taxes and fee hikes

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PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man today accused the government of delaying the implementation of several taxes and fee hikes until it gets a new mandate, due to concerns over the people’s rising anger.

The PAS second-in-command highlighted a number of examples to support his claim, namely the postponement of three measures: the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax on 60 additional items, the imposition of the tourism tax on local tourists, and an increase in electricity tariffs.

He added that the Auditor-General’s Report 2016 showed that the government's revenue had declined by RM6.7 billion from RM219.1 billion in 2015 to RM212.4 billion in 2016...

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