GST Academy is focused not only on businesses, but also has the concerns of the average consumer.
With the GST rate to 7% and further impending increases, low income consumers have been severely impacted. We have highlighted this to the authorities and our views have been published in the press. This is the original version:-
Why GST should not apply to basic food essentials.
A subsequent letter to the Business Times was sent on 29 Apr 2008. This is the original version:-
The time is now: GST at zero-rate for basic food items
1 April 2014 marked the 20th year since GST was implemented in Singapore. This article, examining the success and areas of improvement was sent to Business Times.
GST: 20 years on...