No plans to scrap tourism tax, says minister

Tourism, Arts and Culture  Minister (Motac) Mohamaddin Ketapi says the tourism tax rate will not be revised. – FB pic, October 13, 2018.

THE government does not intend to abolish the tourism tax imposed on foreign visitors to Malaysia, said Tourism, Arts and Culture  Minister (Motac) Mohamaddin Ketapi.

He said the ministry noted of the grouses of tourists on the tax, especially among backpackers, but the tax was still maintained for the benefit of the country.

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  • Lousy decision by Minister. Politicians have nothing else to do except impose taxes. We must be one of the most overtaxed country when indexed to PPP or Gross Income.

    Posted 3 years ago by Jaafar Ismail