SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

THE list of businesses that will be hit hard by the upcoming foreign worker quota cuts for the services sector is a long one - covering hotels and entertainment to logistics firms.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

MINISTER for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said the tightening in foreign worker rules announced in the Budget on Monday was a "surgical" move targeted at specific industries to make...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

THE escalating cost of healthcare was one of the key concerns raised at a post-Budget 2019 forum on Thursday, with members of the panel and on the floor asking how this cost could be tamed.

COMMENTARY

AFTER embarking on a tax career more than three decades ago, I have been following the annual Budget speeches intently and have witnessed a slew of popular (as well as unpopular) tax and non-tax...

SINGAPORE'S Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said the tightening in foreign worker rules announced in the Budget this week was a "surgical" move targeted at specific...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

BUSINESSES are calling for the government to shed more light on the required criteria to bring in foreign workers with "specialised skills that are in demand globally" as they continue to...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

TRANSPORT and logistics companies are thankful for the diesel road tax rebate to help mitigate the unexpected hike in diesel excise duty announced in Monday's Budget. But DBS economist Irvin...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

MUCH Of this week's news coverage has focused on the measures announced on Monday in Singapore's Budget 2019; but, equally newsworthy is what was not included: e-commerce tax...

INTERACTIVE

How will the recently announced Singapore Budget affect your business? Use this analysis tool, developed by PwC, to find out.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

ALTHOUGH tighter foreign manpower restrictions will force food and beverage (F&B) and retail firms to transform, there are challenges to getting started and limits to how far transformation can...