Malaysiakini
NEWS

Gov't may refine existing taxes and introduce new ones, says Dr M

Faisal Asyraf

Published
Modified 5 Oct 2019, 9:47 am

The government may be forced to introduce new taxes on top of refining the existing Sales and Service Tax, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

"Previously, we did not implement this tax system properly and many quarters had escaped from paying tax.

"We will improve this. We will also strengthen the Inland Revenue Board and may be forced to introduce new taxes that will not burden the people," Mahathir told a press conference after launching the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 in Kuala Lumpur today...

Share this story

Comments

By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.

REPORT VIOLATORS

Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.