Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husmi Hanadzlah has reassured Malaysians that there are no plans to rush through the goods and services tax (GST) before it has been fully evaluated at every level by experts.
Ahmad Husni explained that the Government was still working with politicians from all sides of the spectrum, as well as the private sector and the public in order to look at variables such as the rate that could be imposed and what impact it might have.
"We are relooking our earlier study by taking a holistic view of it. We do not want to just see the GST from the point of government revenue but also the prosperity of the people," he said."We have to again look the rate terms of its benefit to the government, the private sector and the general public."