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Shopping VAT Tax Refund

Posted by on Jan 14th, 2008
Filed Under: About Malaysia

Question: How do i claim VAT (Value added tax) refund for my shopping purchases in Malaysia?

Answer: Currently there is no Value Added Tax (VAT) for shopping purchases in Malaysia but it is expected that a consumption tax similar to VAT will be introduced by integrating the existing sales tax and service tax into a single base tax to be called Sales and Service Tax (SST).

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2 Responses »

  1. So, what does that mean? Does it mean because the tax is named differently, there is no refund for “goods related taxes” in Malaysia?

  2. gsd, good service tax