GST Hike: Why Singaporeans can still have a say

GST Hike: Why Singaporeans can still have a say

The Independent·2018-02-22 01:10

The delay in the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is one that is well thought out and calibrated by the government. But Singaporeans do not have to take it lying down – there is recourse to call the shots.

By announcing that GST will go up to 9% sometime between 2021 and 2025, the PAP leaves itself some wiggle room. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat also said that it would probably happen sooner rather than later during the timeframe, so we should take him at his word for it.

What are the implications?

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