Singapore’s Budget 2013 to address quality growth and an inclusive society

Posted in Business in Singapore, Employment Pass, Taxation by Aurora on February 26th, 2013

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has announced the Singapore’s Budget for the financial year starting 1 April 2013, which can be summarized into the following highlights: Expected growth of 1% to 3% for 2013. More schemes to encourage quality growth, through innovation and higher productivity. A three-year co-funding package under a new …

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Singapore Employment Pass Application Process

Posted in Employment Pass by Admin on February 26th, 2013

Foreigners holding acceptable degrees and professional qualifications (whose monthly basic salary is more than S$3,000) are eligible to apply for an employment pass to work in Singapore. There are various types of employment passes, based on income bracket and qualifications: P PASS For foreigners who hold acceptable tertiary degrees qualifications or specialist skills and are seeking …

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Registration of Foreign Company (Singapore Branch) in Singapore

Posted in Business in Singapore, Singapore Business Registration, Singapore Incorporation by Admin on August 14th, 2007

Last updated on January 11th, 2013 at 10:04 amA foreign company who wishes to start a business in Singapore, needs to register a Singapore branch office under the Singapore Company Act. The Singapore branch has to appoint 2 local agents in Singapore. The local agents must be ordinarily residents in Singapore i.e. Singapore Citizen, Singapore …

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Corporate Secretarial Services for Singapore or Offshore Companies

Posted in Company Administration, Corporate Secretarial by Admin on August 14th, 2007

Last updated on July 6th, 2010 at 04:48 pmThe Role of a Company Secretary A Company Secretary is an officer of the company, along with the director(s) and is responsible for “house-keeping’ duties in relation to the company. The Company Secretary takes instructions from the Director(s) and prepares the directors’ resolutions, Shareholders’ Minutes, ensures timely …

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