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Corporate Income Tax YA2020: Key Changes

By |2020-07-29T14:08:12+08:00July 29th, 2020|IRAS Tax Rate|

Corporate tax filing season is kicking off in Singapore and accountants and companies should start preparing their financial documents to make sure they comply with this year’s deadline. In the previous months affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has introduced a set of one-time [...]

Coping with the Consequences of COVID-19: Redoubling Attention to the Professional Standards

By |2020-07-10T21:19:12+08:00July 10th, 2020|Audit and Assurance|

Barry Jay Epstein, Ph.D., CPA, Accounting Expert at Epstein + Nach LLC and Eva K. Jermakowicz, Ph.D., CPA Professor, College of Business Tennessee State University The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic is causing huge concern and disruption throughout the world, for obvious reasons, and the [...]

Singapore Guide: ISCA FRB 5 – Accounting for Property Tax Rebate

By |2020-06-30T21:11:20+08:00June 30th, 2020|Featured, IRAS Tax Relief|

The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted the global economy, hitting Singapore companies and businesses affected by preventive circuit breaker measures implemented in the country.  The Singapore government has since announced various support schemes in the form of income tax rebate and reliefs for FY2020. Among these measures is the property [...]

Quick Guide: IAS 20 – Accounting for Government Grants

By |2021-01-21T16:08:18+08:00June 30th, 2020|Featured, Guides|

This year, the COVID-19 crisis has adversely impacted the global economy. Singapore is no exemption, with negative effects and losses caused by the crisis and the consequent circuit breaker measures implemented to prevent the virus’ spread. The local government has thus announced various support schemes including several government grants to [...]

Singapore Guide: ISCA FRB 6 – Accounting for Jobs Support Scheme

By |2021-05-12T18:52:18+08:00June 30th, 2020|Guides, Income Tax Singapore|

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has inevitably adversely impacted the global economy. Singapore companies and businesses were negatively impacted by this health crisis and the consequent circuit breaker measures implemented to prevent the spread of the virus. The Singapore government has thus announced various support schemes in the form of [...]

Quick Guide: Tax Deductions for Work-from-Home Expenses

By |2020-06-30T20:46:18+08:00June 30th, 2020|IRAS Tax Relief|

Earlier this month, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has announced individuals may claim certain tax deductions on expenses incurred while performing work duties from home.  With circuit breaker rules progressively lifted, and as part of Singapore’s phase one reopening measures, many employees are starting to return to their [...]

Quick Guide: Singapore’s Enhanced Jobs Support Scheme (JSS)

By |2020-06-30T20:47:41+08:00June 30th, 2020|Guides|

The Singaporean government launched the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) in late April as part of circuit-breaker measures outlined in Singapore’s Budget 2020 announcements aimed at containing the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. As the government recognizes the pandemic has taken a toll on the country’s [...]

PWCO Appointed as New External Auditors for Tricklestar Pte. Ltd.

By |2020-07-22T22:41:15+08:00June 1st, 2020|PWCO Updates|

Paul Wan & Co is proud to announce Tricklestar Limited, a company listed in the Singapore Stock Exchange, has appointed our firm as the External Auditors at their Annual General Meeting held recently. Incorporated in Singapore on 31 October 2018, TrickleStar Limited designs and supplies affordable, simple and easy-to-use energy-saving [...]

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 [...]