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Guan Eng claims BN gov't 'robbed' from GST refunds

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has claimed that GST refunds were delayed for up to two years because the former BN administration "robbed" from the refunds.

"What was supposed to be paid in two weeks was not paid for two years, because the money which was paid as an advance was not put into a trust fund, but into a consolidated fund as revenue. Because it was taken as revenue, it was used by the former government.

"I want to say here, it was not robbing GST, but robbing from GST refunds," Lim thundered in the Dewan Rakyat today in the winding-up debate on the Sales Tax Bill 2018...

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