Govt urged to reconsider 25% entertainment tax for theme park tickets


A file picture of visitors enjoying a ride at a local theme park. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): To draw more local and foreign visitors, theme park operators want the new government to do away with the 25% entertainment tax imposed on visitor tickets.

Malaysian Association of Amusement Theme Park and Family Attractions (Maafta) president Tan Sri Richard CK Koh said they would send in a proposal soon to the government to abolish the tax which is under the Entertainments Duty Act 1953.

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