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Economist : SST can't bring down cost of living in the long term

'Cost of living will increase when an economy is moving from lower-middle to upper-middle status.'

by Kow Gah Chie
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Time to introduce a capital gains tax

COMMENT | Expect a populist tax, the usual noises with trite not-entirely-true arguments about the previous government policies.

by P Gunasegaram
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GST should not be reintroduced, impose CGT instead

LETTER | A capital gains tax can be an alternative in place of GST

by Mohd Jamizal Zainol
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Gov't may refine existing taxes and introduce new ones, says Dr M

UPDATED 1.20PM | He also says Vision 2020 was not achieved as the previous government was using the wrong strategy and had focused on increasing income and handouts.

by Faisal Asyraf
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Anwar: Let’s change narrative from race and religion to solving poverty

Politicians, academics and professionals could help redeem the national conversation from ‘bigots’, he adds. 

by Malaysiakini Team
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Public mandate needed before GST can be reconsidered - Guan Eng

UPDATED 3.19PM | The finance minister says it was made clear in the last election that the people rejected GST.

by Yasmin Ramlan
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MIER urges gov't to reintroduce GST in Budget 2020

'The GST was the system that kept the government afloat when crude oil price declined.'

by Bernama
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Improve tax base to strengthen fiscal position - experts

This is because SST is only predicted to collect RM22 billion this year, while GST managed to collect RM44 billion.

by Bernama
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SST revenue for 2019 projected to hit RM22 billion

PARLIAMENT | Amiruddin Hamzah says the reintroduction of the tax has helped raise disposable income.

by Bernama
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Yoursay: House speaker is right, it’s robbing Peter to pay Paul

YOURSAY | 'Robbing is about illegally taking away something from its rightful place or the rightful owner.'

by Yoursay
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'Speaker to recuse himself if opposition challenges decision on Guan Eng'

According to opposition leader Ismail Sabri, Mohamad Ariff has stated he will not chair next sitting if decision is challenged. 

by Kow Gah Chie
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Lim Guan Eng should not exaggerate

COMMENT | His exaggeration of matters to put the previous government in a bad light leads to uncertainty, sometimes, affecting the markets.

by P Gunasegaram
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There must be nobility to apologise for mistakes, Haniff tells Guan Eng

Procedural irregularity does not amount to criminality, the lawyer points out.

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A primer on the 'not missing' GST refunds

KINIGUIDE | Was it 'robbed', or was the money there all along?

by KiniGuide
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Speaker bans usage of the word 'robber' in Dewan Rakyat

PARLIAMENT | This follows a quarrel on the finance minister's claim that the GST trust fund was 'robbed.'

by Kow Gah Chie
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PAC using parliamentary language in GST report, says Lim

When asked about absence of the word 'stolen', finance minister says PAC is adhering to parliamentary convention. 

by Lu Wei Hoong
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