17 Feb '12, 4pm

Oi @fakemoe , change your Econs syllabus! Regressive Taxation is now officially fair even to the poor

Oi @fakemoe , change your Econs syllabus! Regressive Taxation is now officially fair even to the poor

DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam explains that the Budget's new permanent GST voucher allows people to further understand … Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Friday that the purpose of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was to ensure that "the tax system is fair". Speaking at a Channel NewsAsia forum on Friday evening with panelists from different segments, the minister explained that "most of the taxes are paid by those who are better off and the benefits are received by those less well off." Referring to the new permanent GST voucher introduced in this year's Budget , Tharman said it was meant to "help them (lower income families) to bear daily and medical cost, quite apart from topping up their income through workfare and improving the subsidies". The voucher will fully offset the 7 per cent GST that the lower half of retiree households p...

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