Similar to the identification number of individual persons, businesses and local companies are also given a unique alphanumeric upon registration with
Frequently Asked Questions : Annual Filing Requirements with ACRA
What information do I need to provide for online submission to BizFile?
To apply online through Bizfile, the following information is required: Type of company Proposed company name Principal activities
When must I file my annual returns (AR)?
Section 197 of the Singapore Companies Act (Cap. 50) states that the Annual Returns (AR) filing needs to be done within 1 month or 30 days from the
When do I need to notify the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) about changes in the company structure or management?
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) has to be notified every time there is a change in the company structure, such as:
When must I appoint auditors?
A company if not exempted from audit requirements must appoint an auditor within 3 months from the date of incorporation as per Section 205 of the
Who are exempted from auditing their company accounts?
The Singapore Companies Act (Cap. 50) exempt the following companies from audit: Must have less than 20 individual shareholders No Corporate
What is Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A)?
Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A) is the company's constitution and contains the following information: Name of the company
What is an annual return (AR)?
An Annual Return (AR) is the annual submission of your companies' financial health and status to the registrar. Section 197 of the Singapore Companies
How do I register my Branch Office with the Accounting And Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)?
There is a two-step process to register with the Accounting And Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA): The name of your branch office has to be
What is an Annual General Meeting (AGM)?
All Singapore incorporated companies are required to hold an Annual General Meeting, or (“AGM”) of shareholders at which decisions are taken on the