The latest measure to tighten the goods and services tax (GST) import relief is an unnecessary inconvenience, said several frequent travellers, questioning how much of a difference it would make to the Government's coffers.
Under new rules that kicked in yesterday, a day after the reduced relief was announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in his Budget speech, people returning from abroad can claim tax exemption on a smaller amount of their overseas shopping.
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