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Selected Issues of Income – Demystifying Income within and Beyond Tax Planning

All income earned in or derived from Singapore is chargeable to income tax. However, specific income may be exempted from being taxed when certain conditions are met (i.e., managed).

What is earning management in tax planning? Is tax planning legal? What is a “STEM” tax planning strategy? Join us to explore your fundamental tax rights (entitlements) that will allow you to manage (and save tax legally) your tax risk with confidence. This program is a mix of practical experience and academic knowledge. This session is a mix of practical experience and academic knowledge.

Our Tax 101 series is aimed at tax and non-tax trained junior executives or anyone who has an interest in understanding the Singapore Tax system. This session is a mix of practical experience and academic knowledge.

Programme Outline

  • Singapore tax system
  • What is income tax?
  • Income deemed to be derived from Singapore
  • The role of a tax object/tax subject in STEM and earning management
  • Exploratory case study - Comptroller of Income Tax v BBO [2014]
  • Q&A

What you will learn

By the end of the session, attendees will evaluate some relevant (salient) issues that affect income taxability and maximize it by applying the “STEM” tax planning strategy.  

Target Audience

An intermediate level program intended for tax accountants, business accountants, auditors.

Expert Speaker

Kevin Matthaios Lee

Kevin, a business finance professional, is also a Subject-Matter Expert (SME) in the tax practise of a mid-tier professional services firm, while simultaneously holding a position as a trainer/facilitator where he shares his insights on the global issue in FRS, political science and economics and international business law. He has been a speaker at various seminars, and network (exclusive) events, inter alia, Wolters Kluwer (CCH), ISCA, CIMA and ACCA.

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The webinar is on 12 April 2021.

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