Meet the IRAS Family

Want to know what life is like in IRAS? Curious about the type of work we do? Click on the links below and read what our staff have to say.

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Culture @ IRAS

Going the Extra Mile

(Form C e-Filing Team) 

Championing for Passion (Sports) and Profession

(Ms Nurulasyiqah)

Giving Back to The Community

(Mr Vincent Choy)

Grow @ IRAS

IRAS Scholarship 

(Mr Mervyn Lim)

Single Scheme of Service 

(Ms Chin Sau Hing) 

In-house Accreditation Tax Specialist Scheme

(Mr Richard Goh)

Master Tax Specialist Programme

(Ms Wai Yean Tze)

Learning @ IRAS

Training and Mentorship

(Ms Bena Eoon)

Projects Involvement

(Mr Zander Pek)

Work @ IRAS

An Infocomm Specialist

(Mr Jonathan Yee)

What is an engineer doing in IRAS?

(Ms Chin Hin Hin)

Looking Beyond Tax Assessment - International Tax

(Ms Eileen Tay)

Data Analytics’ Capabilities

(Mr Nicholas Sham)

Corporate Planning - Engaging & Empowering Our Staff

(Ms Yvonne Lay)

A Frontline Officer’s Story

(Mr Wong Choon Kait)

International Tax Affairs and Relations

(Mr Robin Ng)

Investigation and Forensics

(Mr Aaron Ng)

Women in Tech

(Ms Chin Poh Li)

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The Star Service Team Awards are given to staff who have demonstrated teamwork in service delivery that exceeded customer expectations and went beyond the call of duty. Let's hear from our Form C e-Filing Team.

Form C e-Filing Team

We champion a supportive work environment by celebrating wins and encouraging our people to create an impact across both passion and profession. Let's hear from Nurulasyiqah Binte Mohammad Taha, an Accredited Tax Specialist and Boccia athlete who won 2 gold medals at the 2014 ASEAN Paralympic Games and who came in as 2nd runner-up at the recent BISFed 2018 Ise Regional Open!

Nurulasyiqah (GST)

IRAS and Vital teamed up on a humanitarian trip in 2012 and 2013 called “Water for Life” to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to build Bio-sand water filters to supply clean water to households. Besides that, the volunteers built a toilet to improve sanitation facilities for the villagers at Kampong Speu. This trip has definitely inspired our staff volunteers. Vincent Choy, IRAS’ Team Lead in this "Water for Life" project, has a short message to share.

Giving Back to The Community

Still deciding on your scholarship choices? Read IRAS Scholars' experiences and apply for the IRAS Scholarship! More features are available here.

IRAS Scholarship Feature

In IRAS, we have a single scheme of service which allows all officers to progress to higher-level jobs based no their demonstrated ability, performance and readiness for the next level. Sau Hing, Manager from individual Income Tax Division, shares her journey under the single scheme of service. 

  Single Scheme of Service

How do our staff deepen their technical knowledge? Richard Goh, Accredited Tax Specialist (ATS) describes his learning journey.

In-house Accreditation Tax Specialist Scheme

Highly competent and deeply specialised, Master Tax Specialists (MTS) work to grow IRAS' technical expertise through research, teaching and mentoring in their chosen areas of specialization upon completion of a rigorous MTS programme.

Beyond that tax bill we get once a year, there's much more than meets the eye when it comes to the deep and broad world of tax. Let's hear more from our chat with Yean Tze! Read on here for the full article.  

Master Tax Specialist Programme

Have you graduated and started your career in IRAS? Bena Eoon, Accredited Tax Specialist from the Tax Policy and Transfer Pricing Division, shares her experience then as a fresh graduate and how her mentor helped her.

[Training and Mentorship]

What to expect whilst on your job? Zander Pek, former Manager of the Compliance Strategy and Risk Division, now Director (Designate) of the Goods and Services Tax Division, shares his experience.

Project Involvement

Jonathan Yee, our Solutions Architect, shares more about his exciting, cutting-edge IT role within the Infocomm Division. Read on here for the full article.

[Solutions Architect]

Find out how Chin Hin Hin engineered her growth in tax!

What's an Engineer doing in IRAS?

Looking for an opportunity to join the ranks of Tax Specialist? Hear what Eileen Tay, formerly from Tax Policy and Transfer Pricing Division and now Manager of Corporate Tax Division, has to say!" 

Looking Beyond Tax Assessment - International Tax

If you think that data analysis just means collecting numbers and more numbers, think again. “Data analysis is about getting to the story behind the numbers,” says Nicholas Sham, former Principal Analyst with the Compliance, Strategy and Risk Division, now Senior Manager at the Taxpayer Services Division. Read on to find out what's so exciting!

Data Analytics' Capabilities

Ms Yvonne Lay, Senior Manager, Corporate Development Division, develops and reviews corporate-wide policies and strategies for organisational growth. Her work involves monitoring, assessing and reporting on organisational performance and risks, and scanning the environment on tax administration trends and best practices. As one of the leads in driving the Public Service Transformation changes in IRAS, Yvonne learns from the best.

Corporate Planning - Engaging & Empowering Our Staff

Choon Kait has been given opportunities to further develop his professional career when he was posted to do audit work in Individual Income Tax Division. Hear how his frontline experience transformed him.

Work - Choon Kait

Meet Robin Ng, who talks about his experience working in the International Tax Affairs and Relations Branch. He believes in the importance of IRAS’ international engagement efforts to protect Singapore’s interests. Most importantly, he is supported by a team of dynamic colleagues and supervisors to advance new ideas!

International Tax Affairs and Relations

If you've high levels of concentration and the ability to stay cool under pressure, you might just have what it takes to join the investigation team at IRAS. Principal Tax Investigator Aaron Ng gives insight into what makes his role a hectic, exciting and rewarding one.

Life of an Investigator

These days, there's always a new technology or app creating buzz. There's always something new coming out of the tech industry. So, if you want to have a tech career, you'd need to love the intensity and pace of it all,
 says Poh Li. Read on here for the full article.

[Women in Tech]