Ketua pengarah kastam berkata, cukai hanya komponen kecil dan ada faktor lain yang menentukan harga barang.
T Subromaniam says Customs Department requested for RM82.9 billion in GST refunds but the full amount was not transferred to trust fund.
Only manufacturers and service providers that reach a threshold value of RM500,000 a year will be taxed.
It says the exemption list uploaded on its website has been misinterpreted.
Customs DG urges traders not to exploit government’s announcement to zero-rate the GST.
Customs director–general T Subromaniam blasts critics for not understanding the reason for GST exemption given to ECRL builder.
Ketua Pengarah Kastam membidas mereka yang mempersoalkan langkah pengecualian cukai GST melibatkan projek kerajaan seperti ECRL.
Customs department chief T Subromaniam says incident raises red flags as 102kgs of methamphetamines slipped through klia2 before being taken to Sandakan in Sabah.
Subromaniam says the department has opened investigation papers against all the companies involved and some have already been charged in court.
Najib berkata beliau berdiri teguh dengan keputusan itu kerana perlu berlaku adil di mana Subromaniam, orang yang paling kanan dan paling berkelayakan, wajar dilantik ke jawatan itu.
The prime minister says he stood his ground despite receiving petitions against Subromaniam's appointment.
Sabah Customs seize the three tons of elephant tusks and five tons of pangolin scales during a check on two containers declared as containing groundnuts at Sepanggar Port.
Customs director-general T Subromaniam says the test will gauge the transparency attitude of an individual according to the job scope, especially for placement, promotion and to assess the personal ability of staff.
Balakong representative Eddie Ng Tien Chee says department should get in touch with local authorities to seek additional proof if it doubts requests for refunds.
Customs chief says the department did not refund the claims made by these local councils in Selangor as the documents submitted were dubious.
Customs director-general Subromaniam Tholasy, however, provided no further details on what the announcement would entail.
The move is part of the department's efforts to strengthen border control and prevent untoward incidents, says D-G
Subromaniam menggantikan Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad yang bersara.
The new Customs director-general takes over from Khazali Ahmad.
It says its enforcement approach adopted before seemed ineffective and it will now adopt a more customer-friendly strategy, based on education