Govt may exempt locals from paying tourism tax at hotels rated 3-star and below


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  • Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017

Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah

PETALING JAYA: There are plans to exempt locals staying at three-star hotels and below from the new tourism tax, said Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.

“There are certain categories of people, such as locals, staying at three-star hotels and below who may be exempted. We are studying this and will be making an announcement soon,” he told reporters after launching the Global Entrepreneurship Competition here Wednesday.

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