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Esther Mok

About Esther Mok

Esther Mok is a Fellow member of The Association of International Accountants, UK and an Approved Accredited Tax Advisor specializing in both Income Tax and GST with Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP). She has behind her more than 20 years of tax experience dealing with international and local clients.

Quick Guide: Income Tax for Foreigners and Returning Singaporeans

By |2020-05-29T13:55:00+08:00May 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Income Tax|

By law, individuals are required to file income tax returns and pay their annual income taxes to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). This applies to a majority of full-time employees in the country including Singaporean citizens, Permanent Residents (PRs) and foreigners deriving income in Singapore.  This year, the [...]

Quick Guide: IRAS Auto-Inclusion Scheme (AIS) for Employers

By |2020-05-29T13:55:07+08:00May 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Income Tax|

The Auto Inclusion Scheme (AIS) is a tax scheme geared towards Singapore employers and administered by the Internal Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). It allows employers to submit the income tax information of their employees electronically. The purpose of this scheme is to facilitate the calculation of income taxes for [...]

Quick Guide: Singapore Tax Clearance and Circuit Breaker Measures

By |2020-05-29T13:55:13+08:00May 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Tax Clearance|

By law, Singapore employers are required to submit tax clearance forms to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) for foreigners and employees who plan to cease their employment and leave the country. Tax clearance involves notifying IRAS and submitting the final tax payable computation to the Authority. If the [...]

Fortitude Budget 2020 (4th Round of Financial Support)

By |2020-05-27T22:41:16+08:00May 27th, 2020|Featured, Insights|

On 26 May 2020, the Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat has unveiled in Parliament, a S$33 billion 4th round of financial support (landmark package) to tide through the COVID-19 crisis as most businesses are expected only to be able to resume their operations [...]

Quick Guide: Singapore Budget 2020 Corporate Income Tax Rebate

By |2020-04-29T22:02:02+08:00April 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Tax Relief|

The COVID-19 crisis has adversely impacted the global economy and Singapore companies and businesses were also negatively impacted by the various circuit breaker measures implemented. The Singapore government has since announced various support schemes in the income tax rebate and reliefs area for YA2020. The schemes were first announced in [...]

How to Pay Income Tax in Singapore for Nationals and Foreigners

By |2020-05-29T18:28:39+08:00April 29th, 2020|Guides, Income Tax Singapore|

Many local accountants are frequently questioned about the process of paying income tax in Singapore. By law, all individuals who receive income from their activities in Singapore must file and pay their taxes to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), unless they qualify for an exemption. The following two [...]

Quick Guide: Singapore Budget 2020 Personal Tax Relief Measures

By |2020-04-29T22:02:00+08:00April 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Tax Relief|

COVID-19 has adversely impacted the global economy just as Singapore companies and businesses suffered negative by the various circuit breaker measures implemented. This has also mainly affected the livelihoods of many Singaporeans as many faced the prospect of retrenchment and lower-income. The Singapore government has since announced various support schemes [...]

COVID-19 IRAS Property Tax Support Measures

By |2020-04-29T16:24:36+08:00April 29th, 2020|Guides, IRAS Tax Relief|

IRAS property tax bills in Singapore are traditionally sent by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) on December 31 each year, while property owners can also use the IRAS property tax calculator to estimate their 2020 property tax payment. This property tax bill reflects the amount to be paid [...]