IRAS Co-Creation Grant

IRAS seeks to redefine the experiences of taxpayers by offering greater convenience, customisation and certainty in fulfilling their tax obligations. To facilitate this desired outcome, the IRAS Co-Creation Grant supports software developers in the development of solutions that:


Benefits the taxpaying community by integrating tax seamlessly into taxpayer's natural systems Taxpayer document           Harnesses IRAS' APIs API 


The solution can be an app, a web-based dashboard, or equivalent that facilitates tax filing preparation or tax management. For example, at the IRAS Hackathon in Sep 2016, participants developed prototypes of a record keeping app for business commission agents and a web application that converts accounting income to taxable income.
 
Successful applicants will be matched with a subject matter expert from IRAS, who will provide insights from IRAS’ perspective as a tax administrator.

Quantum and Eligibility Criteria

Quantum
  •  Up to $30,000
Grant Duration
  • Development to be completed within 6 months.
  • A longer development period can be proposed, with reasons, for IRAS' consideration.
Costs Covered by Grant
  • Development cost (including manpower cost)
  • Equipment - hardware, software and network costs
  • Material costs
  • Professional services fees
  • Application fees for Intellectual Property Rights
  • Marketing and Publicity Expenses
  • Training cost, and
  • Any other costs on a case-by-case basis
Terms and Conditions

 Successful applicants:

  • have to be a registered entity in Singapore (Company or Limited Liability Partnership) upon approval of grant;
  • have to provide monthly updates on your progress to IRAS by email, onsite presentations or demonstrations; and
  • may be required to showcase your funded solutions at IRAS' events.


Application Process


Please submit  Application Form to CoCreationGrant@iras.gov.sg before 30 Sep 2018.

 

Evaluation Criteria


We evaluate grant applications on the following criteria:

Impact of solution


  • Extent to which the solution will benefit the taxpaying community in Singapore

Clarity of project deliverable(s) and feasibility of implementation

  • Technical feasibility of the solution
Sustainability
  • Ability of the team to successfully carry out the project
  • Is solution likely to deliver value beyond the funding period 
Innovativeness
  • How different the solution is from what is currently available in the market


Enquiries

Please email to  CoCreationGrant@iras.gov.sg for enquiries regarding your application or to request for further information.