Tag Archives: Customs Department

June 06

Tourism Tax to be implemented on Aug 1: Customs Department

The implementation of the Tourism Tax (TTx) will begin on August 1 this year, as announced by the Customs Department on their website. Prior to the enforcement date, operators of accommodation premises are required to register their businesses starting July 1. Regulated by the Finance Ministry and the Customs Department, the tax is charged at […]

April 01

Telcos under investigation for increasing price of top-up cards

Several telecommunication companies (telcos) are being investigated for increasing the price of prepaid top-up cards in light of the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST), going against Customs Department instructions. In a Star Online report, journalist Joseph Kaos reports: Customs GST director Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy said some telcos have acted in contrary to a circular […]