Singapore Income Tax for Individuals

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SSG Course Code: CRS-N-0048334

Apply simple and effective tax planning techniques to improve your disposable income.

This short course aims to equip you with basic knowledge of individual income tax laws, principles and practices in Singapore:

  • Attaining practical understanding of the individual income tax system in Singapore
  • Preparing individual income tax computations
  • Applying simple and effective tax planning techniques to improve your disposable income

TOPIC COVERAGE

This course will address the following:

  • Overview of the Singapore tax regime
  • Basis of income taxation
  • Tax residency status and why it matters for individual taxpayers
  • Various types of taxable income in Singapore
  • Rules for claiming deductions against taxable income
  • Taxation of employment income and tax treatment of benefits-in-kind
  • Dual Employment, Areas Representative & Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) schemes
  • Taxation of dividends, interest and rental income
  • Tax treatment of donations
  • Personal reliefs and rebates
  • Case studies on the preparation of tax computations for individuals
  • Taxation of self-employed persons
  • Tax issues to consider when seconding staff to work overseas
  • Tax equalisation and protection policies
  • Relevance of tax treaties
  • Common tax planning techniques

Practical examples, illustrations and case studies (including recent court cases) will be used during the course to help you relate and apply to real life tax situations.




 
   

Course Fees

SGD 2,140

(SGD 242 after MAX Funding)

 
   

Duration

2 days

9am - 5.30pm

 
   

Venue

NUS Business

School

 
   

Level

Basic

 


   

Advisor: Crystal Tan (Ms)
Contact: +65 6516 1320
Email: crystal@nus.edu.sg

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE

  • Participants are strongly advised to apply at least 2 weeks in advance.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All individuals who wish to attain a deeper understanding of individual income tax, including:

  • HR personnel with tax function responsibilities
  • Individuals embarking on a tax career covering individual income tax
  • Non-tax professionals who wish to apply simple tax planning to minimise their individual income tax liabilities.

    PRE-REQUISITES

    None.

    FACULTY 

    SIMON POH

    Associate Professor, Accounting

    COURSE FEES AND FUNDINGS

     Self-Sponsored

    Company-Sponsored

    SME (ETSS Scheme) 

    Company-Sponsored

    Non-SME 

    Course Fees $2,140.00 $2,140.00 $2,140.00
    Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $642.00 $242.00 $642.00
    Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES Scheme) $242.00 $242.00 $242.00

    The above prices are quoted in Singapore dollars (SGD), inclusive of 7% GST.