Guide

Don’t let complicated rules and requirements put a damper on your business plans. Our guides provide all the information you need to deal with Singapore corporate law.

A collection of 24 posts

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Accounting

How GST works in Singapore?

GST rate is 7% in Singapore, but you only have to register after your company generates more than S$1 million in taxable revenue.

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Incorporation

How to Start a Business in Singapore from New Zealand?

Singapore taxes are low, company formation for foreigners is easy, and a foreigner can own 100% of a Singapore business. If you decide to move, the quality of life is high.

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Incorporation

How do I choose between Sole Proprietorship and Private Limited company in Singapore?

Business structure should help your purpose. Choosing Sole Proprietorship or Pte Ltd will define the taxes you pay, the liability, and your obligations to the government bodies.

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What Taxes Do Australian Entrepreneurs Pay in Singapore?

Singapore corporate tax rate is 17% flat for foreigners and locals. The government supports startups with exemptions. And Singapore and Australia have a Double Taxation Agreement to avoid being taxed twice on the same income.

4 min read
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Incorporation

How to Start a Business in Singapore from Australia?

Singapore taxes are low, company formation for foreigners is easy, and a foreigner can own 100% of a Singapore business. If you decide to move, the quality of life is high.

4 min read
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Accounting

What Taxes Do Indonesian Entrepreneurs Pay in Singapore?

Singapore corporate tax rate is 17% flat for foreigners and locals. The government supports startups with exemptions. And Singapore and Indonesia have a Double Taxation Agreement to avoid being taxed twice on the same income.

4 min read
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Incorporation

How to Start a Business in Singapore from Indonesia?

Singapore taxes are low, company formation for foreigners is easy, and a foreigner can own 100% of a Singapore business. If you decide to move, the quality of life is high.

4 min read
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What Taxes Do Malaysian Entrepreneurs Pay in Singapore?

Singapore corporate tax rate is 17% flat for foreigners and locals. The government supports startups with exemptions. And Singapore and Malaysia have a Double Taxation Agreement to avoid being taxed twice on the same income.

4 min read
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What Taxes Do UK Entrepreneurs Pay in Singapore?

Singapore corporate tax rate is 17% flat for foreigners and locals. The government supports startups with exemptions for the first three years. And Singapore and the UK have a Double Taxation Agreement to avoid being taxed twice on the same income.

4 min read
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Incorporation

How to Start a Business in Singapore from the United Kingdom?

Singapore taxes are low, company formation for foreigners is easy, and a foreigner can own 100% of a Singapore business. If you decide to move, the quality of life is high.

4 min read
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Incorporation

What Structure Should I Choose for my Company?

There are 3 types of business organization you can choose from. They vary in terms of liability, the number of owners, and relationships between them.

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Secretary

Roles and Responsibilities of Company Secretary in Singapore

The Company Secretary is responsible for your Singapore business compliance. You must appoint one within 6 months after incorporation.

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Secretary

How to Change Corporate Secretary?

There are several red flags that tell you your current Corporate Secretary is not doing a good job: you have to wait for an answer for days, and follow up with reminders. You do not receive advice on regulation, and when you do it’s often unclear. You're unhappy with the price you pay.

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Accounting

3 Minute Guide to Singapore Tax

Singapore is famous for its attractive corporate tax rates. We explain how it works in a snapshot.

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How Tax Exemptions Work in Singapore?

Singapore tax system is one of the best in the world for entrepreneurs. Learn how to benefit from opening your company and paying its taxes in Singapore.

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What Taxes Do Indian Entrepreneurs Pay in Singapore?

A guide to Singapore corporate taxes and exemptions for foreign business owners

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Incorporation

Can I open a company in Singapore under Dependant Pass?

You’re in Singapore under Dependant Pass and time has come to open your own business. Congratulations! Here’s what you need to do.

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Incorporation

How to start a business in Singapore from Malaysia?

Every year nearly 4,000 Malaysians register their company in Singapore. We put together the main questions they have into a simple guide that will help you grab business opportunities and become one of them.

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How do dividends work in Singapore?

You’ve made a profit and thinking about paying it out to shareholders. Here’s all you need to know about dividends in Singapore

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Nominee

Who is a Nominee Director?

If you don’t have a resident director for your Singapore company, you’ll need a Nominee. We explain how it works and what his role is.

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Incorporation

How to start a business in Singapore from India?

Every year over 3,000 Indians register their company in Singapore. We put together the main questions they have into a simple guide that will help you grab business opportunities and become one of them.

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Incorporation

How can expat open a company in Singapore?

You’re in Singapore under Employment Pass and time has come to open your own business. Congratulations! Here’s what you need to do

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How to open a company and move to Singapore under Employment Pass?

You plan to open a business in Singapore (or already have) and want to move there. The most common relocation option is Employment Pass — a visa that your company applies for and invites you to work. Find out what it takes and why it’s the easiest way in our simple guide.

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Conversion to pte ltd

How and Why can I convert Sole Proprietorship into Pte Ltd in Singapore?

When does it make sense to convert?When you see your business works. Sole Proprietorship is a great way to test ideas. Once you know you’re going to stick with it, consider

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