Budget 2019 highlights

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is tabling Budget 2019 in Parliament, the first federal budget by the Pakatan Harapan government. The tabling of the Supply Bill (Budget) 2019 will commence before Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk…

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Lim Guan Eng table budget 2019

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has begun tabling the highly-anticipated Budget 2019 in Parliament. He earlier arrived at 3.54pm on Friday (Nov 2), flanked by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Deputy Prime Minister…


Budget expectations for a new Malaysia

BUDGET 2019 is expected to be a tough one –with potential new taxes, existing tax hikes and prudent spending given the government’s commitment to tackle the nation’s debt situation. It is also the perfect time…


Development budget will be cut to pay off debt

KUALA LUMPUR: Budget 2019 will see a cut in development budget as the government cannot afford to reduce operational expenditures, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Maha­thir Mohamad. He said a lot of the government revenue…


No capital gains and inheritance in Budget 2019

PETALING JAYA: The much-speculated taxes on capital gains and inheritance will not be introduced in Budget 2019. Sources said both capital gains tax (CGT) and inheritance tax may only be introduced over the next few…




Significant budget cuts likely – RHB Research

Significant budget cuts are anticipated on the expenditure side, which is due to be announced in November. RHB Research Institute said in its report the upside of this was that the reduced wastage and leakage…