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MALAYSIA GST

Owners of strata title properties expect rise in maintenance fees despite GST exemption

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 05:50
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According to the Ministry of Finance website, exempting residential homes from GST "is to reduce the burden of the rakyat because a house is a basic necessity".

Kuala Lumpur

OWNERS of strata title properties in Malaysia can expect an increase in maintenance fees once the 6 per cent goods and services tax (GST) is implemented in April even though such charges are exempted.

Property players have flagged a potential fee hike of more than a