Goods and Services Tax (GST): A New Tax Reform in Malaysia
International Journal of Economics Business and Management Studies, 2(1), 12-19, January 2013
8 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2013
Date Written: 2013
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is becoming one of the most prominent topics in Malaysia. The announcement by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance (MOF) in the Budget 2010 on the implementation of GST had created various reactions from practitioners, academicians, general public and most important businesses. GST is one of the tools that are proposed by the Government to reduce continuous deficit budget in Malaysia. This paper discusses the GST as a new tax reform in Malaysia, and covers several issues in order to enhance the understanding and readiness among Malaysian in adopting GST.
Keywords: Tax reform, GST, budget deficit
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