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Lim warns BN-controlled Senate against not supporting SST bills

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today warned the opposition-controlled Senate of the consequences of not supporting the government's sales and services tax (SST) bills expected to be tabled during the Dewan Negara session commencing Aug 20.

He said if the bills are not passed, the country may face a fiscal deficit which will impact the ratings by the world's big three rating firms.

He said this after tabling the Sales Tax Bill 2018 and Services Tax Bill 2018 at the Dewan Rakyat today to replace the Goods and Services Tax Act...

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