DAP celebrates April Fool's Day by propagating that GST will be up by 4% soon! DAP has once again pressed the panic button to warn Sarawakians that if BN wins the state election, the GST will be increased to 10% at the very least! This is being released on Malaysiakini soon after Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan's announcement that the State Assembly will be dissolved on the 11th April 2016.
"Such lies intending to create market panic and to fear monger among the public are among some usual tactics undertaken by DAP as they are never responsible for their words," said SUPP President Dr Sim.
Sarawak CM has announced in May 2015 that Sarawak will absorb the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for local government services in the state. "When Tan Sri Adenan has the people's mandate to govern the state, all these tax relief measures will help ease the burden of our people; and this will also send a strong message to the Federal Government that there is a need to review the GST rates and its current zero rated product list;" added Dr Sim.
"Even our kolok mee has been zero rated during the recent recalibration of the 2016 budget, and the government has clarified that there are no plans to