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Details of GST support package in Budget 2020, ahead of hike in next term: DPM

Mr Heng says govt could have waited for upcoming GE to be over before announcing GST increase, but that's not the honest thing to do

"You have my commitment that we will help Singaporeans cope with the (GST) change," says Mr Heng.


RAISING the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate is an unpopular move, and the government could have waited for the upcoming General Elections to be over before announcing it.

But that would not be the honest thing to do, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Sunday...

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