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SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

The calm before the tax storm?

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Budget 2019 could very well be the calm before the proverbial tax storm, if the recently released proposals by the OECD to tax the digital economy, or more broadly Industry 4.0, is anything to go by.

SAVE for an announcement on personal income tax relief which drew mild laughter from the floor, it was all quiet on the tax front until some two hours into Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget 2019 speech.

And when it came to delivering tax-related measures, Mr Heng dispatched it

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