Singapore Budget 2018: GST on imported services a big step to broaden tax revenue stream

THE announcement by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat that Singapore will start taxing the digital economy was not entirely unexpected, given that there was much talk in the weeks leading up to Budget...

Singapore Budget 2018: How 'Netflix Tax' would work and what would be affected

In two years, Singapore will require digital purchases, which are now exempt, to be subject to GST. Here are five frequently asked questions about the new "Netflix Tax".

GST on imported services: Businesses assessing impact

The new goods and services tax (GST) to be imposed on imported services in 2020 will hit financial institutions and some developers in particular, but the extent of the impact is still unclear,...

COE prices fall on 'shorter bidding period due to CNY'

Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices ended lower across the board at the first tender in the Year of the Dog.

Natural Cool Holdings issues profit warning

AIR-CONDITIONING services company Natural Cool Holdings expects to report a net loss for the 2017 financial year.

Singapore, Abu Dhabi to pilot smart utilities solutions in the emirate

NINE Singapore organisations have signed agreements with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DOE) to pilot innovative utilities solutions and build capabilities for both power and water in Abu...

[VIDEO] What else should have been in Singapore Budget 2018?

We ask four experts what else they would have liked to see in this year's Budget.

[VIDEO] What do you think of the timing of the GST hike?

We ask four experts for their thoughts on the timing of the GST increase.

TalkMed's Q4 net profit falls 19.3% to S$8.24m on fewer patient visits

CATALIST-listed healthcare provider TalkMed Group, whose CEO and main revenue contributor was suspended by the Singapore Medical Council last year, saw fourth-quarter net profit fall 19.3 per cent...

Budget 2018: 10 changes that will affect SMEs

To help you get up to speed with what's new, here's our (non-exhaustive) list of 10 things from Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget speech that are likely to affect small and medium...


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