CAP: Price tagging laws must be enforced

Penang Enforcement Chief, Chin Ching Chuang, from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, yesterday reported in the local daily, that the durian sellers in Macalister Road were slapped with two compounds amounting to RM2,000. The sellers were compounded for displaying misleading prices and not displaying prices in the national language. The routine surveys …

CAP: Re-introduce inheritance tax and adjust certain existing taxes to help bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots.

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked with the pre-empted announcement by the Minister of Finance even before the scheduled budget dialogue which is to be held on 27th June 2019, that the long awaited inheritance tax would not be implemented. This would only contribute to the worsening of the inequality between the haves and the have-nots.  Many governments …