Customs: Two-month transition period as sugar tax comes into effect


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 30 Jun 2019

– Reuters

PETALING JAYA: The "sugar tax" for the import and manufacturing of ready-to-drink packaged sweetened beverages starts on Monday (July 1), and the business community will be given a two-month transition period for its implementation.

In a statement on Sunday (June 30) the Customs Department said it had released a guideline and excise duty procedure for the transition period from July 1 to August 31.

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