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Analysts pan Harapan’s 'No GST' manifesto

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Some economists and analysts are not in favour of Pakatan Harapan’s plan to abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a pledge which was included in their manifesto launched on Thursday night.

“The Harapan proposal to abolish GST is highly questionable, as the GST taxes each citizen per consumption and generates sizeable revenue for the government.

“The alternative proposal is to move back to the Sales and Services Tax (SST), which implies that Harapan would still like to tax consumption but under a different name...

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