Sarawak to charge 5% sales tax on petroleum products from next year


  • Nation
  • Monday, 05 Nov 2018

KUCHING: Sarawak will impose a 5% sales tax on petroleum products starting next year as a new source of revenue to support the state's development agenda.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg announced the new tax when tabling a record budget of RM11.9bil in the Sarawak Legislative Assembly on Monday (Nov 5).

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