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PUB not obliged to pay land assessment tax on Johor Water Works: Shanmugam

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Under the 1962 Water Agreement, PUB is not obliged to pay the land assessment tax which the Kota Tinggi District Council has sought to impose, Foreign Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on Tuesday.

[SINGAPORE] Under the 1962 Water Agreement, PUB is not obliged to pay the land assessment tax which the Kota Tinggi District Council has sought to impose, Foreign Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on Tuesday.

Responding to a question by Mr Sitoh Yih Pin (Potong Pasir), Mr Shanmugam revealed that the Council had issued a notice in late 2014, which sought to "double the rate of land assessment tax imposed on the water works".

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