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Mydin insists prices not up, GST in receipts legally required after photos spread

Mydin insists prices not up, GST in receipts legally required after photos spread

By Ida Lim
April 1, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — Local hypermarket chain Mydin has refuted allegations that it has reneged on its promise to absorb the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in force from today, saying that it is legally required to display the tax imposed in its receipts. Earlier today, photos of Mydin receipts were circulated on social media, with some Internet users accusing the company of passing on the six per cent GST to shoppers. Datuk Wira Ameer Ali Mydin acknowledged the “confusion” arising... Read more

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