Global Employer Services (GES) alerts


Global Employer Services (GES) alerts

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


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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