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Advanced Corporate Tax

This advanced tax workshop is tailored towards participants who have basic tax knowledge and who are interested in acquiring in-depth knowledge on selected key tax topics. It also aims to provide participants with an update on the current global tax climate and the latest trends and issues.

The workshop is targeted at mid to senior professionals who deal with tax matters in the course of their work. The workshop is relevant to accountants, finance professionals and tax professionals. It is also relevant to non-finance professionals such as business development and investment managers who seek to mitigate tax costs and maximise the after-tax investment returns.

Key Topics

Introduction to the Singapore Tax System

  • Territorial vs worldwide basis of taxation
  • Taxation of income and deductibility of expenses

Forms of Doing Business in Singapore and Considerations in Structuring Business Operations in SingaporeType

  • Types of business entities: sole proprietorship, partnership/limited liability partnership, private limited company, branch, representative office, etc
  • Differences of each type of business entity and considerations for choosing the appropriate entity

Common Tax Incentives in Singapore

  • Headquarters incentive
  • Development and expansion incentive
  • Pioneer incentive
  • Investment allowance

Corporate Restructurings, Mergers & Acquisitions, Liquidations

  • Types of restructurings and how are they effected
  • Tax implications arising from corporate restructurings and M&As
  • Tax consequences of liquidation

Outbound Investments and Doing Business Outside Singapore

  • Structuring of the investment and choice of investment vehicle
  • Tax factors to consider in structuring the investment
  • Tax-efficient return of overseas income and exit

Tax Avoidance vs Tax Evasion

  • Understanding the differences between tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • General tax avoidance provision
  • Key points to be aware of when tax planning

International Tax

  • Overview of tax treaties
  • Understanding Singapore's tax treaties and the various articles
  • Base erosion and profit shifting and their impact on the global tax climate
LOCATION Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road, S(189558)
COST $398 nett per participant (inclusive of course materials, certificate of participation, buffet lunch, tea breaks & refreshments)
PAYMENT METHODS Cheque, bank transfer or cash
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