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Lim maintains no SST for prepaid, tells telcos not to 'make lives difficult'

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has reiterated that mobile prepaid reload cards are not subjected to the sales and service tax (SST), saying there was no need for telecommunication companies to "make lives difficult."

This came after consumers complained that credit value was being deducted when they topped up their mobile prepaid to account for the tax, which came into force yesterday.

During a briefing on the SST at Kota Kinabalu today, he said that his ministry will be meeting with telcos to sort the matter out...

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