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Sales Tax and Service Tax (“SST”) Amendment Bills 2018

The following Bills in relation to SST have been tabled for first reading at the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives):-

(a)    Service Tax (Amendment) Bill 2018

(b)    Sales Tax (Amendment) Bill 2018

The amendments introduce an additional clause to the Service Tax Act 2018 and the Sales Tax Act 2018 respectively to empower Senior Customs officer with the powers of a police officer in relation to enforcement, inspection and investigation.  This is to facilitate the enforcement of the Sales Tax and Service Tax more efficiently.

In addition, the followings Bills were also tabled for reading:-

(c)    Excise (Amendment) Bill 2018

(d)    Customs (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2018

There are wider implications as a result of the revisions and amendments made to the Excise Act 1967 and Customs Act 1967.  We will share more details on this separately.

Please click on the above header link for a copy of the Amendment Bills at the official portal of Parliament of Malaysia. 

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