Feb 19, 2018 08:31 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Strengthening the foundations

Singapore's 2018 Budget will implement a number of measures aimed at building a more robust revenue base and...
Feb 19, 2018 08:06 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore unveils targeted budget for sustainable growth

SINGAPORE'S Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled on Monday an expansionary budget guided by the government...
Feb 19, 2018 05:41 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Tax transparency to apply for S-Reit ETFs

THE government will apply tax transparency for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) of Singapore real estate investment trusts...
Feb 19, 2018 05:36 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Top marginal buyer's stamp duty for residential properties up to 4% from 3%

THE government will raise the top marginal buyer's stamp duty rates for residential properties from 3 per cent to...
Feb 19, 2018 05:32 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: SG Bonus 'hongbao' of S$100, S$200 or S$300 for all citizens aged 21 and above, depending on income

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a one-off "SG Bonus" for all Singaporeans aged 21 and above, as a...
Feb 19, 2018 05:32 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Overall budget surplus of S$9.6b for FY17; budget deficit of S$0.6b expected for FY18

BOOSTED by exceptional contributions from statutory boards as well as increased stamp duty collections, Singapore is...
Feb 19, 2018 05:20 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore's net investment returns contribution stands at S$15.9b in FY2018

OVER the last 10 years, Singapore's net investment returns (NIR) contribution (NIRC) has more than doubled from S$...
Feb 19, 2018 05:17 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: S$80m more per year to support family members to live with or near each other

SINGAPORE will spend an additional S$80 million per year to encourage family members to live with or near each other.


Feb 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: On the cusp of higher taxes?

AFTER a week of exaggerated market volatility, it seems rather mundane to talk about taxes, but the truth is that...
Feb 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: Time to consider tech for tax compliance

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat is widely expected to announce the government's plans to shore up its war chest to...
Feb 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: Go slow but go far in rebooting taxes for next-gen needs

OVER the last decade, the two areas where government spending has been heavy are social and infrastructure investments.