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GST refund money 'robbed' by BN govt, says Guan Eng when rebuffing Khairy

Published on 7 Aug 2018 10:04:12 PM

An emotionally-charged Lim Guan Eng revealed that refunds for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were delayed as the money was "robbed" and spent first by the previous Barisan Nasional Government.

Lim, who is the Finance Minister, revealed in Parliament Tuesday evening that some GST input tax refunds took up to two years as there was no money in the Government trust fund (akaun amanah).