8.5% GST for free transport

December 21, 2008
Singapore Democrats

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“The money still must come from somewhere, right? It is about a 1.5 percentage point increase of your GST. So, now it is 7%. You want it to be free, do you want the GST to go up to 8.5% to run a completely free bus and train system?”


Raymond Lim,


Minister of
Transport