What are the measures undertaken by the government to ensure a smooth GST implementation?
The government will give the businesses ample time to be
ready for GST implementation. GST awareness and education programmes
will be conducted on an on-going basis until the GST is implemented.
effort to disseminate GST information to the general public, the
government has set up a Customs call centre which will be operational
at Kelana Jaya, Selangor. In addition, various industry guides will be
issued as guidance to the industries relating to the GST treatment and
procedures pertaining to specific industries. The Customs Department
will conduct visits to business premises to provide assistance and
advisory services to ensure that businesses fully understand the GST
rules and procedure. The government will also ensure that the GST
computerization system is fully operational before the GST
implementation. The test run for the pilot project relating to the
early registration process will be conducted six months before the GST