Global Employer Services (GES) alerts


Global Employer Services (GES) alerts

GES NewsFlash delivers Singapore tax and legislative alerts for tax and international HR professionals.


Tech@SG pilot progamme set for Q4 launch - August 2019

Changes in computation of taxable accommodation benefits – May 2019

Proposed changes announced in Budget 2019 – March 2019

Trade agreement continues after US withdrawal – March 2019

Increase in S Pass qualifying salary to take effect 1 January 2019 – December 2018

Work pass fees to increase – December 2018

Singapore: Additional vaccinations to be required for foreign dependent children – November 2018

Singapore: Ministry of Manpower reminds employees of rules for returning work pass cards – November 2018

Singapore: Updates on tax exemption of employer’s contribution to non-mandatory overseas pension fund or social security scheme under the Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) scheme - November 2018

Singapore: Employment of foreign domestic workers to be subject to greater regulation - October 2018

Singapore: Foreign workers to be deported for unlicensed borrowing; licensed borrowing also to be restricted - October 2018

Singapore: Paperless arrival card to be introduced for international visitors - October 2018

Singapore: Immigration and Checkpoints Authority website scam - October 2018

Singapore: Company stamp no longer required for MOM forms
- September 2018

Singapore: Stricter data privacy rules set for handling of ID numbers
- September 2018

Singapore: Strict enforcement of housing requirements for foreign employees - September 2018

Singapore: Mandatory use of CorpPass begins - August 2018

Singapore — Update on individual tax filing requirements for frequent business travellers and clarification on reporting of exempt/non-taxable income on Forms IR8A, IR8E, and IR8T - January 2017


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