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An exploratory study of goods and services tax awareness in Malaysia


L., Saira and M.A., Zariyawati and L., Yoke-May (2010) An exploratory study of goods and services tax awareness in Malaysia. In: Proceedings Seminar on Nasional Resilience (SNAR 2010) "Political Managements and Policies in Malaysia", 13-15 July 2010, Bayview Hotel Langkawi. Institute of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s Thoughts, Universiti Utara Malaysia Sintok , Sintok, pp. 265-276. ISBN 978-983-44865-3-2

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Abstract

Tax has been recognized as one of the main sources of governments’ income. Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an example of tax that contributes to the governments’ income. This tax has been implemented in many countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand. GST is a tax imposed on the sale of goods and services. In recent years, this issue on GST has been raised by the Malaysian Government as an approach to reduce its deficit. However, the Malaysian Government is still finding the right time to implement GST as they are still conducting studies on the social impact of GST. This study attempts to investigate Malaysian awareness towards the upcoming of GST implementation.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Organized by Institute of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's Thought (IPDM), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Goods and Services Tax (GST), Awareness, Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Institut Pemikiran Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 May 2011 08:59
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 08:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3178

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