Thinking Aloud

GST hike: Relook timetable in the light of Covid-19 pandemic?

The past years have shown that there is always an unexpected sting in the virus' tail.

The Government has said it will raise the GST from 7 per cent to 9 per cent some time between 2022 and 2025. PHOTO: ST FILE
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It is true that there is never a good time to increase taxes, but are there times that you die, die should not?

Is Singapore in such a time?

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