BUDGET 2014 ·

Budget must focus on business and society

TODAY, much of the business community's attention will be focused on the Budget for FY2014/15, which is to be unveiled in Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Business leaders and tax experts have submitted their wish lists, but Mr Tharman will have to balance their concerns against the economic and social needs of Singaporeans at large and the economy as a whole. And there are some key themes that merit special attention.

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