GST has caused many Malay businesses to close shop, says chamber

Amin Iskandar

Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia vice-president Norsyahrin Hamidon (centre) says despite its impact on business owners, GST was introduced at the right time and could help Putrajaya cope with revenue loss during times of economic uncertainty. – The Malaysian Insight pic, October 20, 2017.

THE goods and services tax has caused many businesses to close, said the Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia today.

However, its vice-president, Norsyahrin Hamidon, said the chamber had yet to obtain the exact number of members who had to close shop due to GST.

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