10 No GST Goods and Services in Malaysia

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Some of the zero-rated GST products. You have yet to notice them


Government & Service Tax or in short GST, it has been implemented a while ago. Do ask any receipt after watching movie at GSC or eating out at McDonalds, there will be a GST charge on display.


Concern for GST burdens the people is inevitable topic. The observation of price increase is a never ending process due to business is always looking for profitable balance sheet. Sometimes, we heard a one-side story from the business owner about the price increase of certain products or service is caused by the authority.


The truth is GST does not needed to be perceived as a bad news. It transparency and accountable practice should be a good mechanism.


These are example of GST exempted products and service for your references.







The poster above explained everything. Your ride with KTM is GST free.


Sugar no GST


2. SUGAR



Sugar and salt are exempted from GST. However, Ajinomoto is not excluded from GST list.







3. ROUND CABBAGE


Either Napa or round Cabbage are exempted from GST.








4. GREEN APPLE



Apple of any kinds are not needed to be put on GST list.






5. AVOCADO


Do you know that a small avocado cost more than RM 5 each ? No one could resist this delicious imported fruit.



japanese mushroom



6. MUSHROOM


There are no sightings of report mushroom is in GST list.







7. COOKING OIL


Cooking oil is exempted from GST. In 2016, there are a change of cooking oil price in the market. If you do buy cooking oil, buy the 1KG cooking oil as the price remain the lowest one.







8. RICE


Asian could not stop craving for rice consumption. In this lovely dish above, it may seem GST free right ? the cabbage, chicken, the green tea, Japanese rice and some soybean soup. In reality, this dish is served in a restaurant and charging you usual 6% GST.








9. SEAFOOD


Buying seafood at local seafood marketplace is free of GST. But, if you happen to buy Japanese roast eel or casually called "Unagi", it is listed in GST.







10. POKEMON GO


I am just prove a point here that some service rendered without any charge of 6% GST. It can be Grabcar or Airbnb or the transaction you made for your favorite game on Playstore.


Besides, if you are using FPX service to pay your ptptn or any transaction that involve directly on FPX, you are compulsory to pay 6% GST.







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