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Tourism Tax to be implemented on Aug 1: Customs Department

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the Tourism Tax (TTx) will begin on August 1 this year, as announced by the Customs Department on their website. Prior to the enforcement date, operators of accommodation premises are required to register their businesses starting July 1. Regulated by the Finance Ministry and the Customs Department, the tax is… Continue reading Tourism Tax to be implemented on Aug 1: Customs Department

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Seven popular holiday destinations you have to pay a tourist tax

Seven popular holiday destinations you have to pay a tourist tax BY SERENE LIM SINGAPORE, June 23 — Be prepared to spend more on your holiday in Langkawi. The Langkawi Municipal Council announced earlier this week that it would be imposing a “Langkawi Tourism Promotion Levy” starting July 1, that would charge travellers between RM1… Continue reading Seven popular holiday destinations you have to pay a tourist tax