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A little rant on Monday/星期一碎碎念

Less than 10 days to embrace the unwanted GST thingy, do you care to stock up necessary items? If yes what are they? Come let's share =)

My baby is coming in May and we can't run away from GST by then, this I can't control :p
But at least I can start to stock up some diapers and other household stuff now (in fact we have been doing that since last 2 weeks).

I think from next month onwards, people have to work even harder to earn more money, or eat/buy less to save....... For people like me, 6% is quite a lot! Adui~

还有不到10天就要面对那烦人的GST东东!大家是不是已经开始扫货来囤了?如果有可以分享是什么吗?

二宝预产期是在5月所以我们是避免不了那6%了。不过至少现在可以开始买些日常用品来收了。上两个星期就开始买了尿片还有些药材来收了(这周末还要继续扫),虽说还得收多两个月不过能省就省嘛,对于我这种贫民来说6%算很多了。。**

我看下个月开始大家得更努力赚钱了,或许要绑肚子了,还有不可再随便乱花了!!@_@

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  1. GST GST.. well, I think as much as we all are very unclear about this thing, many professionals are even more confused than us after attending numerous confusing trainings that confused them!! haha, this is what I heard from some friends.. :p

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    1. I think for us mostly end customers, just expect EVERYTHING with GST lah, only when we are not charged with GST for something then we see those as bonus, else having to remember what are bound for GST what are exempted from GST also quite a tough thing to do.. but of course, better remember those that are exempted from GST so that we are not cheated..

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    2. but we don't only eat rice lor~~

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    3. Rice no GST but other factors may cause rice and the meals we eat to increase price.

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    4. SK, memang very confuse cause not all the things kena GST, but let's just assume everything also kena la, easier~

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    5. The best person to advise us would be Wenn! She sells everything that we need. She should display her goods in divided area for "ADA GST" & "TIADA GST" sections. Muahahaha

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  2. I thought of stocking up too, but hubby always says 'stock up dou kei tor', coz we still need to use on a regular basis.. I need to buy more detergents, softeners (I use like 1 bottle every 2 weeks), diapers, Milo and my favourite Ferrero Rocher, hehe.

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    1. True also la what your hubby said, but try our best to stock up as much as possible lo.

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  3. aiyoh, you are running your online business horr?? so are you going to charge GST on your products?? or you are absorbing them for your customers?? then very mafan also hor, say your accounts statement ah bla bla bla..

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    1. haiz, work harder 又怎樣?? even work like 一頭牛一樣 also very difficult to cope with the inflation and then now GST to add oil on burning fire lah, like everything also kena taxed then really difficult to run away also.. can stock up things now but then still not a long term solution leh.. @.@

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    2. I thought only those earning gross RM500k a year need to charge 6% GST?

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    3. SK, yes my products kena GST, not my decision... :(
      Haha I know, it's not a long term solution, but at least for the time being la!

      mun, erm I am not sure about that!

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  4. Oh, never thought of storing up... sigh.. apa nak buat..

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    1. Yala, it's not our decision also right?

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  5. 我也很怕GST,对贫民百姓的我们真的很吃力,还要养孩子们,我也不敢乱花钱了。

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    1. 没错,对于我们这些贫民真的很够力啦!真的得省了~

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  6. I just stock up some of my supplements as with gst it's a lot more expensive.

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    1. I think most of your shop stuff also kena GST right? Business will get affected!

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  7. Yeah, I stock up some of my Amway supplements and earn a good bonus...lol...

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  8. I hear infant fomula, got GST...sanitary napkins too...so you lose one, you win one. Hehehehehe!!!!

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    1. Infant formula macam no GST, only those from year 1 and above.

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    1. 只要是马来西亚公民ma有影响咯!:(

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  10. I guess the 2nd half year, "market" will be much quiet, everyone is on the watch out for GST. :))

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  11. Yes, better to stock up on those diapers and nonperishable.

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  12. 我星期6/日去扫了些日常用品,尿片等,但是没有囤很多货。
    GST对每个人都有影响,尤其我们这些贫民~

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    1. 至少有买了些,可以耐一阵子咯。。

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  13. Better stock up diapers S, M, L, XL, breastfeeding for few years....haha.
    6% alot for me too...burden life T_T

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    1. Haha, it's true!
      Yes, 6% memang a lot for me too!

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  14. 基本上可以买的东西,我都尽量买了!
    但是有些东西还是起价了!
    昨天去余仁生,工作人员说,因为马币一直跌,所以没办法,货品也要起价,加上下个月的GST,所以...

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    1. 嗯,什么都起啊!惟有薪水没起!

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  15. I think it will be same like petrol price. After two weeks, we get used to it, then life goes on.

    Of course, single person like me, nothing much to stock up. Fresh food can't buy two months in advance, and the other things, buy when I need them.

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    1. Of course life goes on! Just that for the time being, it's really scary to think of it!

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  16. My hubby doesn't believe in buying everything before GST comes cos he said many already raised their prices!

    I am going to make sure all stuff needed for baby are prepared before April comes though, at least the initial stuff lor, the extra I also have to buy after that already.

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    1. Yes, you should. Cause when the baby is here, you'll realize you'll need to buy a lot of stuff! So better save now~

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  17. Now shops are telling us to buy more now because GST is coming. No point lah because how much can we stock up? In the end we still have to pay the GST in our next purchase.

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    1. I know, but at least try to stock up as much as we can la! Cause for people who have small kid like me (second baby coming soon), it'll be a heavy burden!

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  18. I just bought 3 packs of diapers for Jamie.

    Did not really care to stock up because sooner or later we have to accept and embrace the price hike on certain stuff.

    Yup. Medical and hospital fee will have the 6% gst when you are delivering in May.

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    1. Good for you, I also bought 3 packs of newborn diapers for the second one.

      I know, but that I cannot control, baby chose to come out in May, LOL!

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  19. i echo you too "adui"


    hospital fees will be hefty :(

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  20. 倒数8 天,omg~~~~~~~~ 紧张。

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  21. Honestly I was bothered and disturbed by this GST until I told myself to let the people suffer enough to change the gomen! By then no more GST, I hope. I will shop wiser and maybe grow my own vegetables!

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    1. It's a great idea, grow our own vegetables!

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  22. You know what's ridiculous?

    My neighbourhood bakery has increased the prices from 20 cents to 70 cents PER BUN! That's insane! How can you justify increasing so much per item when it's made of so little ingredients?

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    1. They take the opportunity to earn more lo, so bad!

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  23. Hayley, it is true that after 1April, we need to cut cost and spend wiser.

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  24. Hayley, it is true that after 1April, we need to cut cost and spend wiser.

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  25. I've spent almost 5k at Ikea and bought some house fitting and a laptop >_<

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