In this video, filmed on the back of the 2013 IMFC and World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington, Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, IMFC Chair and Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, stressed on the need for a stronger focus on jobs for long term recovery and to bring back private investor confidence.
Although many transactions are legal and having cash in tax havens are not illegal, hiding income from tax reliefs is an offence. This CNN mini video report discusses some preferred offshore banks as being placed in the Cook and Virgin Islands as well as Singapore.
In this mini report by CNN Money, Gary Duboff, Managing Director of CBiz MHM shared some tax savings tips for US citizens. Like the US, Singapore offers tax reliefs for businesses and households, says Singapore tax specialist Rikvin. More information may be found in our Singapore Taxation section.
Budget 2013 Speech – “A Better Singapore Ahead: Quality Growth. An inclusive Society.”
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has delivered the Singapore Budget Statement for the Financial Year 2013 on 25 February. During the announcement, he defined quality growth for Singapore as inextricably linked to inclusive growth.
Following the release of the White Paper on Population, Mr. S Iswaran, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office outlines Singapore’s roadmap to a more balanced and sustainable economic growth that benefits all Singaporeans over the next two decades. This announcement outlines the bearings on the Singapore work pass framework as well as the incorporation of Singapore companies.
This video highlights the statutory requirements of Singapore company registration, and provides details for securing an Employment Pass.
For foreign individuals who seek Singapore company registration but do not wish to relocate to Singapore to run corporate operations, we offer our nominee director service to fulfil statutory requirements.
Foreign individuals who wish to setup a Singapore company and relocate to Singapore to run their operations may do so via the Singapore Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass).
New Zealand was the first country Singapore signed a Free Trade Agreement with. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has made a pitch for the country to be a hub for New Zealand to connect with Asia and the world.
In this Singapore Sessions dialogue coordinated by Monocle and the Singapore Economic Development Board (SEDB), the panel, consisting of Wally Olins, Chairman and Founder of Saffron Consulting, Vicky Richardson, Head of Design – Fashion and Architecture of British Council and Jonathan McClory, Senior Researcher of Institute for Government discuss factors that make a city attractive for business as well as what makes it indelible.
Amanda Brooks, Director of Trade & Investment, Singapore of Business in Asia, talks about why UK firms and entrepreneurs are in good stead to start a company or work in the republic.