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*Technical event commentaries are written by SIATP's Head of Tax, Felix Wong, and Technical Specialist, Angelina Tan. SIATP members may also refer to the weekly Taxcellence e-newsletter for a more detailed version of the articles below.

3rd Quarter 2018
Douse The GST Hotspots (facilitated by Gan Hwee Leng, Indirect Tax Partner, KPMG in Singapore) | Brave New World of GST on Imported Services (facilitated by Richard Mackender, Indirect Tax Service Line Leader, Deloitte South East Asia and Singapore)
CIT’s Widening Powers to Obtain Information (facilitated by S Sharma, Partner, Malkin & Maxwell LLP) | A Spotlight on Singapore Tax Cases (facilitated by Allen Tan, Principal, and Ng Chun Ying, Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow) | Don’t Trip Over Transfer Pricing Risks (facilitated by Adriana Calderon, Director, Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia) | Get Real on FRS 115 Tax Treatment (facilitated by Pauline Koh, Tax Partner, and Chan Yen San, Partner with the Department of Professional Practice, KPMG Singapore)
The Science & Art of Dispute Resolution (facilitated by Vikna Rajah, Partner and Head Tax, Trust and Private Clients, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP) | Capital or Revenue? (facilitated by Liu Hern Kuan, Consultant, Tan Peng Chin LLC), FRS 109 Tax Treatment (facilitate by Chai Wai Fook, Partner, Tax Services and Toh Shuhui, Director, Tax Services, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP)

Tax Peak: Are You Up For It? (facilitated by Lee Woon Ling, Principal Tax Officer, Yap Zhi Hui, Tax Specialist and Nancy Ng, Manager, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore) | Ins and Outs of Transfer Pricing Compliance (facilitated by Tang Siau Yan, Assistant Commissioner, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore) | Sense and Sensibilities of TP Methods (facilitated by Adriana Calderon, Director, Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia)

View IRAS’ latest GST Bulletin. Get ready for GST filing via CorpPass. Check out the new partial exemption calculator to ascertain the amount of input tax you can claim and watch the new videos to know the common input tax errors. Get updated on the GST e-Tax Guides and courses too!

View IRAS’ latest taxBytes Bulletin and be clear on when businesses need to register for GST. Also, the virtual assistant in IRAS’ website is now clued in on GST too so taxpayers can tap onto this extra platform to get answers on various GST matters.

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TAX ALERTS

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December 2018 

  • Caution Over Communications Purportedly from IRAS (5 Dec 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Assisted Self-Help Kit (ASK) Annual Review Guide (3 Dec 2018)
  • New GST e-Tax Guide on Exhibition, Convention and Ancillary Services (3 Dec 2018)
  • November 2018 

  • Common Login or e-Filing Issues Encountered at myTax Portal (26 Nov 2018)
  • New Guide on How to Login to myTax Portal Using CorpPass for Companies (26 Nov 2018)
  • New CorpPass Simplified Guide for Companies (26 Nov 2018)
  • Updates on Certificate of Residence e-Services (21 Nov 2018)
  • Information on Audits by IRAS (19 Nov 2018)
  • Updated FAQs on Reporting of Related Party Transactions (19 Nov 2018)
  • Updated List of Jurisdictions which Singapore has Established Bilateral Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Relationships with Under the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) (16 Nov 2018)
  • Singapore and The United States of America Signed Agreements for Exchange of Information under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) (16 Nov 2018)
  • Updates on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) (16 Nov 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Income Tax Treatment Arising from Adoption of FRS 115 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers (16 Nov 2018)
  • Updates on Corporate Income Tax Filing for YA 2018 (7 Nov 2018)
  • Updates on IRAS’ Certification on Indonesia's Tax Reclaim Forms (Form DGT 1/ DGT 2) (5 Nov 2018)
  • Updated New Company Start-Up Kit (1 Nov 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Guide on Exports (1 Nov 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Guide on Hand-Carried Exports Scheme (1 Nov 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on GST and the Gold Jewellery Industry (English Version) (1 Nov 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on GST and the Gold Jewellery Industry (Chinese Version)  (1 Nov 2018)
  • Updated GST F17 Application for Exemption from Hand-Carried Exports Scheme (1 Nov 2018)
  • October 2018 

  • Updates on Overview of GST e-Filing Process (26 Oct 2018)
  • Singapore Rated Overall Compliant with International Standards on Exchange of Information (25 Oct 2018)
  • Updates on Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) Scheme (19 Oct 2018)
  • New Guide on Setting Up CorpPass for Foreign Entities (19 Oct 2018)
  • Removal of Form for Request for Income Tax Return for New Companies and Notification of New Financial Year End (18 Oct 2018)
  • New User Guide for e-Filing Form C-S/ C for New Companies (18 Oct 2018)
  • Transmission of GST Return and Listings Directly to IRAS Using Accounting Software (17 Oct 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Advance Ruling System (11 Oct 2018)
  • Updates on Advance Ruling System for GST (11 Oct 2018)
  • New e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment Arising from Adoption of FRS 116 or SFRS (International) 16 - Leases (8 Oct 2018)
  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Income Tax Implications Arising from the Adoption of FRS 116 – Leases (8 Oct 2018)
  • September 2018 

  • New Forms for REIT Exchange-Traded Funds That Have Been Accorded Designated Unit Trusts (28 Sep 2018)
  • Updates to Remove Content on Accounting for Output Tax on Gifts and Samples Before 1 Oct 2012 (27 Sep 2018)
  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Draft Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2018 (27 Sep 2018)
  • Clarification on Capital Allowances Claims for Assets Purchased for Use by Subcontractors and Other Parties (19 Sep 2018)
  • Updated Application Form for Income Tax Advance Ruling (18 Sep 2018)
  • Updated FAQs on CorpPass for Companies and Tax Agents (14 Sep 2018)
  • Updates on GST Claims on Expenses for Qualifying Funds (7 Sep 2018)
  • Updated User Guides with New CorpPass Login Screen (3 Sep 2018)
  • August 2018 

  • Updated Section 45 Withholding Tax Offline Data Entry (ODE) Application and Templates (31 Aug 2018)
  • Singapore and Gabon Sign Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation (28 Aug 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Partial Exemption and Input Tax Recovery (23 Aug 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Attribution of Input Tax (23 Aug 2018)
  • CorpPass will Replace the e-Services Authorisation System (EASY) as the Authorisation System and will be the Only Login Method from 1 Sep 2018 (17 Aug 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) (7 Aug 2018)
  • Tax Agreements with Latvia and Nigeria to Enter into Force (3 Aug 2018)
  • July 2018 

  • Updates on Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) (31 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Fringe Benefits (27 Jul 2018)
  • Updates on Request for Extension to File GST Returns (24 Jul 2018)
  • Updated Flowchart and FAQ on Withholding Tax (23 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Pre-registration Claims on Goods and Services (For Businesses Registered for GST on or after 1 July 2015) (18 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on The Electronic Tourist Refund Scheme (eTRS) (17 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide for Retailers Participating in Tourist Refund Scheme (17 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide for Visitors on Tourist Refund Scheme (17 Jul 2018)
  • Updated FAQs on Electronic Tourist Refund Scheme (eTRS) (17 Jul 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Approved Contract Manufacturer and Trader (ACMT) Scheme (16 Jul 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Income Tax Treatment of Real Estate Investment Trust Exchange-Traded Funds (9 Jul 2018)
  • New Partial Exemption Input Tax Recovery Calculator (9 Jul 2018)
  • Use of CorpPass from 1 Sep 2018 to File GST Returns (9 Jul 2018)
  • Revised Stamp Duty e-Tax Guide on Additional Conveyance Duties on Property-Holding Entities (5 Jul 2018)
  • Updates on Common GST Errors on Input Tax Claims (4 Jul 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Framework for Corporate Amalgamations (4 Jul 2018)
  • June 2018 

  • MOF Invites the Public to Give Feedback on Changes to the Goods and Services Tax Act (28 Jun 2018)
  • New e-Tax Guide on Intellectual Property Rights Valuation Report for Purposes of Section 19B of the Income Tax Act (27 Jun 2018)
  • Updated Declaration Form for the Purpose of Claiming Writing-Down Allowances for Intellectual Property Rights under Section 19B of the Income Tax Act (27 Jun 2018)
  • MOF Invites the Public to Give Feedback on Changes to the Income Tax Act (20 Jun 2018)  
  • Singapore and Kenya Sign Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation (13 Jun 2018)
  • e-Service for YA 2018 Online Form C is Now Available (12 Jun 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) (8 Jun 2018)
  • Form C and Form C-S for YA 2018 are Now Available (1 Jun 2018)
  • Updates on Transfer Pricing (1 Jun 2018)
  • May 2018

  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Draft e-Tax Guides on Taxing Imported Services by Way of Reserve Charge and Taxing Imported Services by Way of an Overseas Vendor Registration Regime (31 May 2018)
  • Updated IRAS' Supplementary Instructions for Preparing Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) Data File (30 May 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Exemption of Investment Precious Metals (22 May 2018)
  • Updated User Guides for Estimated Chargeable Income, Form C-S/C and Corporate Profile/ Contact Details (17 May 2018)
  • Singapore and Brazil Sign Comprehensive Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation (7 May 2018)
  • Updated Research and Development (R&D) Claim Forms (2 May 2018)
  • Updated Examples on Waiver to File Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) (2 May 2018)
  • April 2018

  • Updates on YA 2018 Basic Corporate Tax Calculators (27 Apr 2018)
  • Updates on Common Reporting Standard (CRS) (25 Apr 2018)
  • Clarification for Service Companies on Capital Allowances for Qualifying Plant and Machinery Acquired Prior to Transition YA (17 Apr 2018)
  • IRAS will Update the Change of Company Name and Registered Address Based on Information Filed with ACRA on a Weekly Basis (17 Apr 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Income Tax Treatment of Real Estate Investment Trusts and Approved Sub-Trusts (12 Apr 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Deduction for Shares Used to Fulfill Obligations under an Employee Equity-Based Remuneration Scheme (10 Apr 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Carry-back Relief System (2 Apr 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Assisted Compliance Assurance Programme (ACAP) (2 Apr 2018)
  • March 2018

  • Updates on Filing of Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) and Revision of Notice of Assessments (NOAs) Due to Corporate Income Tax (CIT) Rebate Changes (28 Mar 2018)
  • Threshold for Pre-claim Evaluation of Research & Development (R&D) Projects Lowered from $20 Million to $15 Million (26 Mar 2018)
  • Updates on Intellectual Property Development Incentive, Pioneer Service Companies Incentive and Development and Expansion Incentive (22 Mar 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment of Research and Development and Intellectual Property-Related Expenditure for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry (20 Mar 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Guide for Property Developer (19 Mar 2018)
  • Updates on GST e-Filing Process (13 Mar 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Major Exporter Scheme (13 Mar 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Transfer of Business as a Going Concern and Other Excluded Transactions (9 Mar 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Pioneer Incentive: Capital Allowances Upon Expiry of Tax Relief Period (9 Mar 2018)
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Return Filing for Reporting Year 2017 (5 Mar 2018)
  • New FAQ on Tax Treatment of Additional Buyer's Stamp Duty (ABSD) and Interest Payable on ABSD (2 Mar 2018)
  • Updates on Transfer Pricing (2 Mar 2018)
  • February 2018

  • Withdrawal of Administrative Concession to Apply a Lower Withholding Tax Rate on Related Party Services Performed in Singapore from 1 Apr 2018 (28 Feb 2018)
  • Singapore and Tunisia Sign Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation (27 Feb 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Transfer Pricing Guidelines (23 Feb 2018)
  • Public Consultation on Draft GST Guide on Taxing Imported Services by Way of an Overseas Vendor Registration Regime (20 Feb 2018)
  • Public Consultation on Draft GST Guide on Taxing Imported Services by Way of Reverse Charge (20 Feb 2018)
  • New e-Tax Guide on Buyer’s Stamp Duty on Residential and Non-Residential Properties (19 Feb 2018)
  • Overview of Tax Changes for Budget 2018 (19 Feb 2018)
  • Removal of GST e-Tax Guide on "Do I Need to Register for GST" and its Contents Subsumed Under GST Registration Webpage (14 Feb 2018)
  • Compulsory GST Registration for Businesses with Taxable Turnover of More than $1 Million at the End of Any Calendar Year on or after 1 Jan 2019 (14 Feb 2018)
  • Applications for GST Registration Must be e-Filed via myTax Portal from 1 Oct 2018 (14 Feb 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on General Guide for Businesses (13 Feb 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on e-Commerce (13 Feb 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Guide for Motor Vehicle Traders (13 Feb 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Reimbursement and Disbursement of Expenses (9 Feb 2018)
  • Updated Clarification on "Cost Plus Mark-up" Basis of Assessment for Service Companies (9 Feb 2018)
  • Updated Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) Forms for YA 2019 (2 Feb 2018)
  • Updates on Effective Date and Tax Treatment for FRS 109 - Financial Instruments (1 Feb 2018)
  • January 2018

  • Clarification that Tax Deductions for Approved Donations Will No Longer Be Based on Donation Receipts (25 Jan 2018)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Deduction for Expenses Incurred on Renovation or Refurbishment Works Done to Business Premises (25 Jan 2018)
  • Bulk Extension for Filing of Individual Income Tax Returns for YA 2018 (18 Jan 2018)
  • Updated List of Reportable Jurisdictions for 2017 CRS Reporting (12 Jan 2018)
  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Income Tax Implications Arising from the Adoption of FRS 115 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers (12 Jan 2018)
  • Updated Penalty for Late Submission of GST Returns from 1 April 2018 (4 Jan 2018)
  • Updated Indicative Margin for Related Party Loan Not Exceeding $15 million for 2018 (2 Jan 2018)
  • Revised Property Tax e-Tax Guide on Guide for Hotel Owners and Operators (2 Jan 2018)
  • Revised Tax Agreement with Sri Lanka Entered into Force (2 Jan 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Guide for Property Owners and Property Holding Companies (1 Jan 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Purchase of Land for Residential Development (1 Jan 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Real Estate Agency Industry (1 Jan 2018)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Self Accounting of GST by Listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and their Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for Property Purchases (1 Jan 2018)
  • December 2017

  • Tax Agreement with Cambodia Entered into Force (29 Dec 2017)
  • Updated Acceptable Rates for Per Diem Allowance for 2018 (27 Dec 2017)
  • Updates on the Referral Process of Research and Development (R&D) Projects to the Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) (20 Dec 2017)
  • Updates to Remove Content, e-Tax Guide and Form on Tax Exemption for Foreign-Sourced Income Received from 22 Jan 2009 to 21 Jan 2010 Due to Lapsed Scheme (13 Dec 2017)
  • New Example on Calculation of Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) and Updated Explanatory Notes to ECI Form (8 Dec 2017)
  • Tax Agreement with Ethiopia Entered Into Force (8 Dec 2017)
  • Updates on When a Document Identification Number (DIN) is Not Issued for a Company (4 Dec 2017)
  • Revised e-Tax Guide on Research and Development Tax Measures (1 Dec 2017)
  • November 2017

  • Updated IRAS' Supplementary Instructions for Preparing Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) Data File (29 Nov 2017)
  • Increase in Cap for Ad-Hoc Contributions to Employees’ Medisave Accounts from 1 Jan 2018 (28 Nov 2017)
  • Updated IRAS' FAQs on Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Registration (24 Nov 2017)
  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Proposed Income Tax Treatment Arising from the Adoption of FRS 109 - Financial Instruments (22 Nov 2017)
  • New e-Tax Guide on Income Tax Treatment Arising from Adoption of FRS 109 - Financial Instruments (22 Nov 2017)
  • Updated Clarification on the Qualifying Condition to File Form C-S (17 Nov 2017)
  • Clarification on Processing Time for Tax Reclaim Forms and the Procedure for Obtaining IRAS' Certification on the New DGT Forms (16 Nov 2017)
  • Information to Provide when Corresponding with IRAS (10 Nov 2017)
  • Clarification on Authorisation of Tax Agent for e-Services via the IRAS' e-Services Authorisation System (EASY) (9 Nov 2017)
  • Updated IRAS' FAQs on the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) (2 Nov 2017)
  • October 2017

  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Clarification on "Directly in Connection With" and "Directly Benefit" (26 Oct 2017)
  • New XML Schema User Guide for Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Return (13 Oct 2017)
  • Updated Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) XML Schema Version and User Guides (11 Oct 2017)
  • Updated Timeframe and Notification Details on De-registration by Singapore Branches of Foreign Companies (10 Oct 2017)
  • Updated FAQ to Clarify that India’s Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) Can Qualify for Foreign Tax Credit (FTC) (9 Oct 2017)
  • September 2017

  • New Exchange Relationships Established Under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) (22 Sep 2017)
  • Summary of Responses to Public Consultation on Draft e-Tax Guide on Customer Accounting for Prescribed Goods (15 Sep 2017)
  • GST e-Tax Guide on Customer Accounting for Prescribed Goods (15 Sep 2017)
  • Revised Timeline for the Safe Harbour Rule for R&D Cost-Sharing Agreement (CSA) Payments and Introduction of the IP Development Incentive (IDI) (13 Sep 2017)
  • Updated e-Services Titles and User Guides (13 Sep 2017)
  • Clarification on the Qualifying Condition to File Form C-S (12 Sep 2017)
  • Updates on Approved Marine Fuel Trader (MFT) Scheme (4 Sep 2017)
  • August 2017

  • Reporting Singaporean Financial Institutions (SGFIs) Can Submit an Application for Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Registration Via the Apply for CRS Registration e-Service (31 Aug 2017)
  • Public Consultation on Common Reporting Standard e-Tax Guide (25 Aug 2017)
  • Information on IRAS' Co-Creation Grant (23 Aug 2017)
  • Updates on Corporate Income Tax Filing for YA 2017 (21 Aug 2017)
  • Removal of Facsimile Service from 18 August 2017 (18 Aug 2017)
  • Reporting Singaporean Financial Institutions (SGFIs) Can Submit an Application for Common Reporting Standard Registration from 31 August 2017 (17 Aug 2017)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Approved Third Party Logistics Company Scheme (11 Aug 2017)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Approved Import GST Suspension Scheme (11 Aug 2017)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Approved Refiner and Consolidator Scheme (ARCS) (11 Aug 2017)
  • Public Consultation on Income Tax Implications Arising from the Adoption of FRS 116 – Leases (8 Aug 2017)
  • Singapore and Nigeria Sign Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation (3 Aug 2017)
  • New FAQ on Double Tax Relief Claim for Taxes Paid in Malaysia (2 Aug 2017)
  • New FAQs on the Tax Treatment on Foreign-Sourced Offshore Income Used for Payment of One-Tier Tax Exempt Dividends (2 Aug 2017)
  • July 2017

  • Singapore and Switzerland Sign Agreement for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information (18 Jul 2017)
  • Revised GST e-Tax Guide on Import GST Deferment Scheme (15 Jul 2017)
  • Updated User Guide for YA 2017 Form C with the Latest Screenshots and FAQs (14 Jul 2017)
  • Updated User Guide for YA 2017 Form C-S with the Latest Screenshots and FAQs (14 Jul 2017)
  • Updated Application for Waiver of Income Tax Return (Form C-S/ C) Submission by a Dormant Company Form (12 Jul 2017)
  • Revised Checklist on Claiming GST Incurred Before GST Registration/ Incorporation (12 Jul 2017)
  • Clarification on PIC Cash Payout Application Status (11 Jul 2017)
  • Determining the Dates of the Expenditure Incurred for Claiming PIC Cash Payout (7 Jul 2017)
  • Updated Basic Guide for New Companies (4 Jul 2017)
  • SME Cash Grant Final Payment by 31 Dec 2017 (3 Jul 2017)
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    2018

  • Computer Hardware Company and its Director Convicted for Tax Offences (23 Nov 2018)
  • Boss of Interior Design Firm to Pay Penalty of More than $400,000 for Under-Declaring Income (5 Oct 2018)
  • Company Director and His Companies Taken to Task for Companies Act and Income Tax Act Offences (1 Oct 2018)
  • Sole-Proprietor to Pay Penalty for Omission of Income (17 Sep 2018)
  • Sole Proprietor Convicted for Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Sham (3 Aug 2018)
  • Accomplice of GST Fraud Mastermind Put In Jail (2 Aug 2018)
  • Former Professional Engineer Penalised for Evading Taxes and Failing to Register for GST (4 Jun 2018)
  • Company Director Jailed for Omitting to Account for GST on Property Sale (1 Jun 2018)
  • Court of Appeal Affirms the Authority of the Comptroller of Income Tax in Sharing Tax Information under a Tax Treaty (4 May 2018)
  • Former Singapore Customs Officer Jailed for Fraudulently Obtaining GST Tourist Refunds (20 Apr 2018)
  • Director of Metal Stamping Company to be Charged for Tax Evasion (22 Mar 2018)
  • Three Individuals to be Charged for Tax Evasion of Rental Income (16 Mar 2018)
  • Promoter of PIC Scam Jailed 7 Months for Fraudulent PIC Claims (12 Feb 2018)
  • Former Singapore Customs Officer Convicted for Fraudulently Obtaining GST Tourist Refunds (9 Feb 2018)
  • Company Director Convicted for Unlawful GST Collection (19 Jan 2018)
  • 2017

  • Two Foreigners Fined for GST Tourist Refund Fraud (21 Dec 2017)
  • Wage Credit Scheme Payouts for 2018 (15 Dec 2017)
  • Fraudulent GST Claims Put Company Director in Jail (16 Nov 2017)
  • Businessman Found Guilty of GST Fraud (20 Oct 2017)
  • Research Fellow Convicted of GST Tourist Refund Fraud (9 Oct 2017)
  • Two Individuals Charged in Court for Fraudulently Obtaining GST Tourist Refund (15 Sep 2017)
  • Former Director of Engineering Company Convicted for Assisting in Income Tax Evasion (8 Sep 2017)
  • Former Manager of Export Business Jailed for GST Fraud (21 Jul 2017)
  • Wholesale Trader and Company to Pay Penalties and Fine for False PIC Claim (21 Jul 2017)
  • Director Behind PIC Sham Convicted (20 Jul 2017)
  • Robotic Ice-Cream Machine Company Director Sentenced to 6 Weeks’ Jail for Evading GST (6 Jul 2017)
  • Robotic Ice-Cream Machine Dealer Convicted of False PIC Claim (27 Apr 2017)
  • Five Arrested, Fined and Jailed for Fraudulent GST Refund Claims and Money Laundering Charges (24 Apr 2017)
  • 14 Individuals who Allegedly Made False PIC Claims will be Charged in Court (17 Feb 2017)
  • Five Tourists Arrested for Fraudulent GST Refund Claims (2 Feb 2017)
  • PIC Promoter Charged in Court for Role in PIC Claims (26 Jan 2017)
  • Common Reporting Standard (CSR) from 1 Jan 2017 (6 Jan 2017)
  • 2016

  • Wage Credit Scheme Payouts for 2017 (21 Dec 2016)
  • Information on Property Tax for 2017 (28 Nov 2016)
  • Man Charged for Cheating in respect of PIC Fraud (18 Nov 2016)
  • Sole-proprietor Convicted of Tax Evasion (29 Aug 2016)
  • IRAS Investigates Suspects on GST Carousel Fraud (18 Aug 2016)
  • Business and Management Consultancy Owner Convicted of PIC Fraud (15 Jul 2016)
  • Public Consultation on Proposed Regulations on the Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (11 Jul 2016)
  • MOF Invites the Public to Provide Feedback on Changes to the Income Tax Act (8 Jul 2016)
  • 250% Tax Deduction Under the Business and IPC Partnership Scheme (30 Jun 2016)
  • Singapore Joins Inclusive Framework for Implementing Measures against Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) (16 Jun 16)
  • Sole-proprietor Convicted for Declaring an Incorrect GST Return (10 Jun 2016)
  • Plastic Packaging Manufacturing Company and its Director Convicted of False PIC Claim (30 May 2016)
  • Over 95,000 Employers in Singapore Will Receive About $1.9 Billion in Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) Payouts by 31 March 2016 (25 Mar 2016)
  • Two Companies and a Director Convicted for Making Fraudulent PIC Claim (19 Feb 2016)
  • Mastermind of GST Fraud Jailed Eight Weeks (19 Feb 2016)
  • Website Operator Convicted of Tax Evasion (17 Feb 2016)
  • Jail Term for Schemer for Forging and Using Counterfeit Stamp Certificates (12 Feb 2016)
  • Singapore Permanent Resident Found Guilty of Tourist Refund Fraud (13 Jan 2016)
  • 2015

  • Sole Proprietor Convicted of PIC Fraud (11 Dec 2015)
  • Lawyer Convicted and Jailed for Tax Evasion (9 Dec 2015)
  • Former Property Agent Jailed Five Weeks for Using Counterfeit Stamp Certificate and Unlawful Collection of GST (30 Nov 2015)
  • Project Manager Used Shell Entity and Falsified Records to Evade Tax (25 Sep 2015)
  • IRAS Annual Report 2014/15 (23Sep 2015)
  • Managing Partner of Email Marketing Solutions and Software Consultancy Firm Convicted of PIC Fraud (26 Aug 2015)
  • Sole-proprietor Convicted for Unlawful GST Collection (13 May 2015)
  • CPA Sentenced to 6 Weeks' Jail for Tax Evasion (4 May 2015)