Part 1 - Singapore Budget 2018
The Singapore economy in 2018 is poised for a new normal in growth with economic forecasts ranging from 2% to 3.5%. Business leaders are reflecting on their interpretation of ‘growth’ and continually developing strategies which focus on delivering quality and sustainable growth without sacrificing... Read more
Altering internal work or reporting structures, varying payment and incentive policies, amending or terminating employment arrangements and outsourcing work to independent contractors – these are commonplace activities for any business in Singapore. Yet, if not handled properly, these activities carry... Read more
The new Financial Reporting Standards in Singapore (“FRS”) may significantly impact companies' financial performance, information systems, processes and controls. As you prepare for your company's year-end financial reporting, have you considered the impact of these new upcoming changes?Read more
With the theme of “New World of Business”, China Briefing 2017 will focus on how foreign investors can quickly understand changing market trends to start on a solid footing. Presenters will also explore the rise of new industries in China as well as discuss how businesses can stay ahead of the... Read more
This workshop serves as an introduction to the Singapore corporate tax system and sheds light on some key tax considerations for business owners. There will also be a practical session on the preparation of corporate tax computation.
Come join us at this half-day seminar to gain insights on basic tax
Withholding tax requirements may be applicable on payments to non-resident companies and individuals on their income sourced in Singapore. As the Singapore taxpayer is held accountable by IRAS to make the correct withholding tax deduction(s), tax penalties for non-compliance can be hefty.
The price of a business may not be the same as its value. Valuation is important, especially for fast-growing SMEs seeking funding but do not know how much ownership to give investors. Do you know the value of your business and how you can enhance the value of your business?Read more
2016 was an eventful year for Singapore transfer pricing. In June, Singapore announced that it would join the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") Project inclusive framework as an Associate and work with other participating jurisdictions to facilitate the implementation of measures under the BEPS... Read more
Seeking New Opportunities, Building New Capabilities
2017 is lining up to be a great year for businesses with opportunities aplenty for companies seeking to invest, innovate and transform themselves. Despite several recent uncertainties that have mired global economics, Singaporean businesses continue to adopt a dogged attitude towards new... Read more
The economic slowdown continually challenges businesses to remain profitable and highlights the increasing importance for them to discover new opportunities to sustain growth. Over 100 participants joined speakers from RSM and other leading firms from their respective industries to discover how...Read more
Businesses are challenged like never before by the need to keep up, or perish. Speed is no longer good enough. Established businesses are challenged by smaller agile players who are changing the rules of the game. Airbnb sells rooms without owning properties and Uber offers transportation without... Read more
Over the past decade, the importance of technology and its impact on businesses have grown increasingly prevalent. Using advancements in technology to further business growth is no longer an option. It is a necessity - especially for retailers.
This workshop focuses on how retailers can best use
Transfer pricing has been an area of increasing focus by tax authorities around the world. The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (“IRAS”) issued Transfer Pricing Guidelines in January 2015, with updates in January 2016. Singapore, as an observer of the OECD and G20, has also been actively... Read more
Cross-border business transactions are increasing day-by-day. Certain payments to non-Singapore tax residents attract withholding tax. As withholding tax deduction and accountability lie with the Singapore payers, they may be liable for tax penalties if they do not have an understanding of... Read more
Being aware of the basic concepts and rules on Singapore tax places a non-tax practitioner ahead of many others. Putting that knowledge into practice will give the non-tax practitioner an even greater edge. Equip yourself before the next corporate tax filing deadline by joining us in this half-day... Read more
With slowing global trade and heightened economic uncertainty, this year is expected to be particularly challenging for businesses. Against this backdrop, how do firms improve agility and competitiveness in response to Budget proposals and latest changes in their tax environment?
Welcome 2016 Seminar: Preservation and Performance — Surviving 2016 with a Cautious but Opportunistic Mindset
Many businesses yearn for an environment of predictability and stability where progress and growth is assured. However, the outlook for 2016 is likely to be unpredictable and in a best case scenario, lacklustre. History has proven that tackling the Vulnerable, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous... Read more
Sunday, 25 October 2015
Training to help you navigate through regulator challenges
Directors today deal with an increasing list of regulations and prescriptive rules as well as face rising expectations from the Company and Shareholders. This is often overwhelming, daunting and at times,
Businesses with strong financial management capabilities are better able to overcome obstacles that may surface in the pursuit of growth. To grow, it is imperative that entrepreneurs and SMEs develop such capabilities and continuously enhance them so that they are well-positioned to weather storms and
The weakening of the Japanese Yen against the Singapore Dollar is driving Singapore investors' rising appetite for real estate in Japan. The stability of Japanese real estate prices coupled with the gradual decline of rental yield in Singapore are key forces that are prompting local investors to look
While there is much to celebrate as Singapore turns 50 this year, are we ready to face the challenges of the next 50 years? This year is expected to be particularly challenging for businesses. Apart from signs of a global economic slowdown, many also believe volatile energy prices and mounting
Welcome 2015 Seminar - SG50: Building the Foundation for Home-grown Entrepreneurs for the Next 50 Years
Singapore turns 50 this year and there is much to celebrate. Our city has evolved from mangrove to metropolis but as we look back on our economic tribulations and give ourselves a pat on the back, we must not forget our early business pioneers and the local business community that laid the