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Tax update - Singapore ratifies the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters Singapore’s ability to combat cross-border tax evasion and avoidance has been enhanced with the ratification of the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. 201601 January 2016
Global Tax Alert - Luxembourg-Singapore revised Income Tax Treaty and Protocol enter into force This Alert summarizes the key provisions of the Luxembourg-Singapore revised Income Tax Treaty and the protocol. 201601 January 2016
Tax update - Tax treatment of insurers’ gains derived from disposal of investments This alert discusses the principles of the BBO case and sets out the approach that the CIT takes to determine the tax treatment of gains derived from the disposal of investments of insurers. 20160101 January 2016
Transfer pricing alert - IRAS release of e-Tax Guide: Transfer Pricing Guidelines (Third edition) This alert provides further analyses on key changes that are introduced by the 2016 Singapore TP Guidelines as well as additional commentary on what is not included and some recent developments in the Singapore transfer pricing environment. 20160101 January 2016
Global tax alert - Singapore and Russia sign Protocol to amend income tax treaty This Alert summarizes the key revisions under the Protocol signed by Singapore and Russia on 17 November 2015 to amend their existing tax treaty. 20151201 December 2015
You and the Taxman, Issue 4, 2015 (10th anniversary commemorative edition) This 10th anniversary commemorative edition looks at the past, present and future of Singapore taxation, and where tax legislation can be refined to enhance Singapore’s competitiveness. 20151110 November 2015
You and the Taxman, Issue 3, 2015 The movement for greater tax transparency has intensified around the world as governments introduce new regulations, legislation or guidelines to encourage greater disclosure of tax practices. Companies need to keep abreast of these developments to manage tax risks. 20150907 September 2015
Tax update: Extending and enhancing the Mergers and Acquisition scheme This alert summarises the changes to the Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) scheme, transitional arrangements arising from the changes, and the relaxation of certain administrative requirements. 20150827 August 2015
HR and tax alert: Simplified claim for rental expenses This alert provides details on simplification of tax compliance for an individual who derives passive rental income from letting of a residential property in Singapore. 20150720 July 2015
Global tax alert: Singapore and Thailand sign revised income tax treaty This Alert summarizes the key provisions outlined in the revised tax treaty signed by Singapore and Thailand on 11 June 2015. 20150710 July 2015
You and the Taxman, Issue 2, 2015 Businesses today are operating in an era of increasing regulatory and compliance requirements. The gathering pace of regulatory changes, coupled with zealous enforcement practices, make keeping on top of all these changes and the associated compliance requirements a challenging task. 20150615 June 2015
Private equity briefing: Southeast Asia – February 2015 A roundup of private equity deals and capital activities in the quarter as well as trends that are shaping investment decisions today. 20150101 February 2015
International tax alert: France and Singapore sign revised income tax treaty This Alert summarizes the key provisions outlined in the revised tax treaty signed by France and Singapore on 15 January 2015. 20150101 January 2015
International tax alert: Singapore and Uruguay sign income tax treaty On 15 January 2015, Singapore and Uruguay signed their first income tax treaty. This Alert summarizes the key provisions outlined in the Treaty. 20150123 January 2015
You and the Taxman, Issue 1, 2015 The most striking feature of Singapore’s revised 2015 transfer pricing guidelines is the requirement for taxpayers to maintain contemporaneous transfer pricing documentation. Also, ahead of Budget 2015, we look at where Singapore’s tax regime can be enhanced. 20150123 January 2015
Singapore tax update: Release of transfer pricing guidelines (second edition). Read more about the key sections of the second edition of the transfer pricing guidelines released by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. 20150101 January 2015
Tax Alert: Singapore and Indonesia to renegotiate tax treaty This alert provides details of the next steps regarding cooperation on tax matters as agreed between Singapore and Indonesia recently on 15 December 2014. 20141011 December 2014
Tax update: October 2014 Read about the tax deduction for qualifying statutory and regulatory expenses incurred by businesses in complying with various laws and regulations. 20141011 October 2014
Managing operational tax risk: survey highlights Finding the right people, processes and technology to manage record-to-report risks is no easy task. To consider how, see our survey’s leading practices. 20140911 September 2014
Asean Tax Incentives (English)

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This second edition focuses on incentives available for manufacturing and regional headquarters investment activities in the region. 20140825 25 Aug 2014
You and the Taxman (issue 3, 2014) In recent years, tax policy and enforcement have seen rapid changes globally. This issue examines what the evolving international tax landscape means for businesses. 20140811 August 2014
Indirect Tax Briefing: June 2014 Technology and globalization are having an impact on businesses’ indirect taxes. Discover how to proactively manage the challenges of the digital age. 20140630 June 2014
Tax Insights, issue 11: The future of tax Whether it’s the media, politicians or corporations, everyone is becoming increasingly focused on tax. Tax Insights, previously known as T Magazine, examines the journey ahead. 20140522 May 2014
2014 tax risk and controversy survey highlights Bridging the divide between current and future risk management frameworks can be a challenge. Our survey reveals actions to help you prepare. 20140512 May 2014
Tax update: May 2014 IRAS e-Tax guide on characterization of hybrid instruments for tax purposes, and the corresponding Singapore income tax consequences for the issuer and the investor 20140514 May 2014
Tax update: May 2014 Recent changes made to withholding tax requirements on payments made to Singapore branches of non-resident companies, and payments for the use of movable property. 20140513 May 2014
Tax update: May 2014 Details and our observations of new and revised DTAs signed by Singapore with various countries previously which entered into force over the last 15 months. 20140512 May 2014
You and the Taxman (issue 2, 2014) Singapore’s Budget 2014 has come and gone, yet one thing that strikes is the subtlety in which the theme of tax simplicity has been embedded in the fiscal blueprint for this year. 20140511 May 2014
Managing indirect tax in the digital age Multinational companies are handling large quantities of complex data about indirect taxes. We outline hands-on approaches that can help all that information. 20140403 April 2014
You and the Taxman (issue 1, 2014) This year’s Budget announcement takes place on 21 February 2014. In this issue, we have a series of pre-Budget-related articles looking at where Singapore’s tax regime can be further enhanced. 20140211 February 2014
Indirect tax in 2014 How can you improve your indirect tax systems to keep pace with today’s rapidly changing landscape? See our high-level overview to help you prepare effectively. 20131201 February 2014
The Outlook for Global Tax Policy in 2014 This guide summarizes countries’ tax policy outlook for 2014. 20140131 January 2014
Margin unlocked - integrated margin management to deliver breakthrough performance in consumer products Integrated margin management to deliver breakthrough performance in consumer products. 20140113 January 2014
Differentiating for success: securing top talent in BRICs Companies need to tailor employment offerings in the BRICs to secure and keep top talent and increase competitive advantage. 20140101 January 2014
Indirect Tax Briefing, issue 9 A review of global indirect tax developments and issues. 20140101 January 2014
Cloud taxation issues and impacts Technology companies ever-evolving and increasingly borderless cloud-based business models have caused companies and governments to grasp cloud taxation issues and impacts. 20131213 December 2013
Global trade management: how high performers are accelerating ahead How high performers are accelerating ahead. 20131203 December 2013
TradeWatch, Volume 12, Issue 4 Read latest issue of TradeWatch, our global customs and international trade publication. 20131201 December 2013
You and the Taxman (issue 4, 2013) Read this issues for common pitfalls in employee reporting numeration, key findings from EY's 2013 Global Transfer Pricing Survey and benefits of FTAs 20131211 December 2013
The power of many: How companies use teams to drive superior corporate performance 9 out of 10 companies agree that the problems confronting them are now so complex that high performance teams are essential to provide effective solutions. 20131126 November 2013
Managing indirect tax in rapid-growth markets - executive summary EY looks at issues and opportunities that multinational companies face in doing business in emerging and fast-growing economies. 20131115 November 2013
Your talent in motion: Global Mobility Effectiveness Survey 2013 Multinationals can seize competitive edge by linking mobility function, talent management EY understands the challenges and opportunities. 20131028 October 2013
Global Tax Policy and Controversy Briefing #13 Tax Policy & Controversy Quarterly Briefing: A quarterly review of global tax policy and controversy developments. 20131031 October 2013
You and the Taxman - Issue 3, 2013 The OECD’s action plan to address base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) could signal a major shift in Asia’s taxation landscape. 20130901 September 2013
Indirect Tax Briefing - Issue 8 A review of global indirect tax developments and issues. 20130901 September 2013
TradeWatch, Volume 12, Issue 3 Read latest issue of TradeWatch, our global customs and international trade publication. 20130901 September 2013
The EY G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013 Together, governments, entrepreneurs and corporations can spur growth across the G20. Find out which countries are getting it right, and which have lessons from our report findings. 20130827 August 2013
APAC Tax Matters #13 Our thirteenth edition examines key tax initiatives in the Asia-Pacific and how different countries are managing changes to tax regulations. 20130801 August 2013
Navigating the choppy waters of international tax: 2013 Global Transfer Pricing Survey EY’s survey reveals how transfer pricing issues are under close scrutiny around the world – and what companies are doing to manage the risks. 20130701 July 2013
Global Tax Policy and Controversy Briefing #12 Tax Policy & Controversy Quarterly Briefing: A quarterly review of global tax policy and controversy developments. 20130701 July 2013
You and the Taxman - Issue 2, 2013 You and the Taxman, Issue 2, 2013. The OECD's report on base erosion and profit shifting proposes a review of international tax concepts. 20130601 June 2013
TradeWatch, Volume 12, Issue 2 Read latest issue of TradeWatch, our global customs and international trade publication. 20130601 June 2013
Corporate and Commercial Law in EMEIA Multi-jurisdictional Corporate and Commercial Law newsletter. 20130601 June 2013
Indirect Tax Briefing - Issue 7 A review of global indirect tax developments and issues. 20130501 May 2013
The Outlook for Global Tax Policy in 2013 The pace of tax policy, legislative and regulatory change continues to accelerate globally. See our six-point plan to help you manage these ongoing changes. 20130501 May 2013
Managing Indirect Tax in Rapid Growth Markets EY looks at issues and opportuni t ies that multinational companies face in doing business in emerging and fast-growing economies. 20130501 May 2013

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