Latest Updates Listing

Date Category Latest Updates
17 Sep 2021 Media Release Second Rental Support Scheme (RSS) payouts to be disbursed from 22 September
15 Sep 2021 New Content Renovation or Refurbishment (R&R) Works
2 Sep 2021 New Content IRAS Annual Report FY2020/21
1 Sep 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (1 Sep 2021)
27 Aug 2021 e-Tax Guide Tax Treatment Arising from Adoption of FRS 115 or SFRS(I) 15 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Third Edition)
27 Aug 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Guide on Insurance: Cash Payments and Input Tax on Motor Car Expenses
25 Aug 2021 New Content Aug 2021 – WhatsApp scam calls on penalty for unpaid taxes
16 Aug 2021 Media Release Singapore-Serbia Agreement for the Elimination of Double Taxation enters into force
10 Aug 2021 e-Tax Guide Revised e-Tax Guide - Transfer Pricing Guidelines (Sixth Edition)
5 Aug 2021 Media Release First Rental Support Scheme (RSS) payouts to be disbursed from 6 August
4 Aug 2021 Media Release Six Individuals Charged for Perpetrating Goods and Services Tax Missing Trader Fraud Involving Approximately S$114 Million of Fictitious Sales
3 Aug 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Guide on Exemption of Investment Precious Metals (IPM) (Fifteenth Edition)
2 Aug 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (2 Aug 2021)
30 Jul 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Taxing imported low-value goods by way of the overseas vendor registration regime (First Edition)
30 Jul 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Taxing imported remote services by way of the overseas vendor registration regime (First Edition)
30 Jul 2021 Updated Content e-Filing of Waiver Application for Dormant Companies
30 Jul 2021 Updated Content e-Filing of Income Tax Returns for Advance YAs for Companies Applying for Strike-Off
23 Jul 2021 Tax Crime Company Director to be Charged for Evading $1.8m GST and Giving False Replies and Documents to IRAS
23 Jul 2021 Media Release Updated Singapore-Indonesia Agreement for the Elimination of Double Taxation Enters into Force
14 Jul 2021 Media Release Singapore and Jordan sign Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement)
9 Jul 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Guide on Attribution of Input Tax (Seventh Edition)
6 Jul 2021 New Content Tax Deductibility of Medical Expenses
1 Jul 2021 Updated Content Updated Basic Withholding Tax Applicability Calculator for Payment to non-resident company
1 Jul 2021 Updated Content Transmitting GST Return and Listings directly to IRAS using Accounting/Tax Software
1 Jul 2021 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Hungary enter into force on 1 July 2021
1 Jul 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (1 Jul 2021)
30 Jun 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Travel industry_7th edition
23 Jun 2021 e-Tax Guide Partial Exemption e-tax guide (seventh edition)
22 Jun 2021 Media Release $2.2 billion to be disbursed from 30 June under the Jobs Support Scheme
14 Jun 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Guide for Advertising Industry
1 Jun 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (1 June 2021)
1 Jun 2021 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Malaysia enter into force on 1 June 2021
31 May 2021 Media Release $85 Million in Jobs Support Scheme and Jobs Growth Incentive Payouts for March 2021 Withheld from 2,600 Employers
31 May 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Guide for the Marine Industry (Third Edition)
28 May 2021 Public Consultation Summary of Responses–Public Consultation on Draft GST Guide on Taxing imported low-value goods by way of the OVR regime and Draft GST Guide on Taxing imported remote services by way of the OVR regime
24 May 2021 Tax Crime Sole Proprietor Penalised for Under-declaring More Than $2 Million in Income
21 May 2021 Tax Crime Quantity Surveyor Sentenced to 3 Weeks’ Jail and More Than $500,000 in Fines and Penalties for Income Tax Evasion and Failure to Register for GST
20 May 2021 New Content GST Bulletin Issue 22
17 May 2021 e-Tax Guide Income Tax: Tax Exemption under Section 13(12) for Specified Scenarios, Real Estate Investment Trusts and Qualifying Offshore Infrastructure Project/Asset (Eighth Edition)
12 May 2021 New Content Simplified CRS Filing Requirements for Qualifying Personal Investment Companies (PICs)
12 May 2021 New Content Simplified FATCA Filing Requirements for Qualifying Personal Investment Companies (PICs)
11 May 2021 New Content Corporate Income Tax Filing Season 2021
3 May 2021 Media Release Singapore and Serbia Sign Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement
3 May 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (3 May 2021)
29 Apr 2021 Updated Content Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR)
15 Apr 2021 Forum Reply Replies to complex queries require more time
13 Apr 2021 Updated Content FATCA Return Filing for the Reporting Year 2020 will commence on 19 April 2021
13 Apr 2021 Updated Content IRAS Supplementary XML Schema User Guide for Preparing the FATCA Reporting Data File (“Supplementary Guide”)(Third Edition) updated
13 Apr 2021 Updated Content IRAS FATCA FAQs document updated (13 Apr 2021)
12 Apr 2021 Updated Content CRS Return Filing for the Reporting Year 2020 will commence on 19 April 2021
11 Apr 2021 New Content From 11 Apr 2021, you will be required to log in to government digital services for businesses (G2B) using Singpass instead of Corppass.
6 Apr 2021 Updated Content S45 Offline Data-Entry (ODE) App with the latest version 3.15 is now available for download
1 Apr 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (1 Apr 2021)
1 Apr 2021 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTAs with Barbados and Pakistan enter into force on 1 April 2021
1 Apr 2021 Updated Content IRAS Supplementary XML Schema User Guide for Preparing the FATCA Reporting Data File (“Supplementary Guide”)(Third Edition)
1 Apr 2021 Updated Content IRAS FATCA FAQs document updated (1 Apr 2021)
31 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide Income Tax Treatment of Foreign Exchange Gains or Losses for Businesses (Fourth Edition)
31 Mar 2021 Tax Crime Promoter of PIC Scam Jailed 36 months and Penalised $295,272
29 Mar 2021 Media Release Protocol Amending the Singapore-Germany Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation Enters into Force
25 Mar 2021 Media Release Over $3 billion to be disbursed from 30 Mar under the Jobs Support Scheme
24 Mar 2021 New Content Tax Deductibility of Motor Vehicle Expenses
19 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide 2nd Edition of e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment on Donations with Benefits (Donations made on or after 19 March 2021)
19 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment of Donations with Benefits (Donations made before 19 March 2021)
19 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide New e-Tax guide on Transfer Pricing Guidelines Special Topic – Centralised Activities in Multinational Enterprise Groups
18 Mar 2021 Media Release $940 Million in Wage Credits To More Than 98,000 Employers by 31 March 2021
10 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide Income Tax Treatment of a Trust registered under the Business Trusts Act (Third Edition)
5 Mar 2021 e-Tax Guide Income Tax and Stamp Duty: Mergers and Acquisitions Scheme (Fifth Edition)
1 Mar 2021 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Panama enter into force on 1 March 2021
1 Mar 2021 Media Release Receive Direct Tax Bills this Tax Season 2021
26 Feb 2021 Updated Content GST on Imported Services
26 Feb 2021 New Content GST on Imports of Low-Value Goods
26 Feb 2021 New Content GST on Imported Low-Value Goods
26 Feb 2021 Updated Content Purchasing Remote Services from Overseas Service Providers
24 Feb 2021 Updated Content Companies under Liquidation
18 Feb 2021 Updated Content Feb 2021 - Scam letter issued by cryptocurrency investment platform
16 Feb 2021 New Content Budget 2021 - Overview of Tax Changes
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide Record Keeping Guide for GST-registered Businesses (Seventh Edition)
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Fringe Benefits (Fifth Edition)
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Current Area of Focus for Audits
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Claiming GST Incurred Before GST Registration
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Pre-Registration Claims on Goods and Services (Businesses Registered on or after 1 July 2015) (Fourth Edition)
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Overview of Audits by IRAS
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Responsibilities of GST-Registered Businesses
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Guide on Due Diligence Checks to Avoid Being Involved in Missing Trader Fraud
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: General Guide for Businesses (Ninth Edition)
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Conditions for Claiming Input Tax
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Guide for Motor Vehicle Traders
10 Feb 2021 Updated Content Keeping Records
10 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Guide for the Biomedical Industry (Fifth Edition)
9 Feb 2021 New Content List of Reportable Jurisdictions for 2020 CRS reporting published
4 Feb 2021 Updated Content Country-by-Country Reporting
1 Feb 2021 e-Tax Guide 1 Feb 2021 - Revised e-Tax Guide on Taxation of Insurers Arising from Changes Made to Risk-Based Capital Framework
1 Feb 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (1 Feb 21)
1 Feb 2021 Updated Content Publication of Income Tax Advance Rulings
1 Feb 2021 Updated Content Application Form for Income Tax Advance Ruling with effect from 1 Feb 2021
1 Feb 2021 New Content Reminder: CRS XML Schema Version 2.0 (Effective from 1 February 2021)
29 Jan 2021 e-Tax Guide Research and Development Tax Measures (Sixth Edition)
29 Jan 2021 Updates on COVID-19 Tax Guidance: Tax Residency Status of a Company and Permanent Establishment and Transfer Pricing
28 Jan 2021 New Content Tax Treatment of Debts Forgiven under MinLaw’s Simplified Debt Restructuring Programme
27 Jan 2021 New Content Tax Deductibility of Pre-commencement Expenses
26 Jan 2021 Updated Content S45 e-Service : Updated guide for View S45 Notices and Letters
26 Jan 2021 Updated Content Implementing S45 Withholding Tax e-Filing for Liquidators/Liquidated Companies (w.e.f 1 Feb 2021)
26 Jan 2021 Updated Content S45 e-Service : What to do if you encounter previous ODE application version is detected
20 Jan 2021 e-Tax Guide GST: Guide on Imports (392KB)
15 Jan 2021 Tax Crime 14 weeks’ jail for sole-proprietor for evading GST
8 Jan 2021 e-Tax Guide GST Guide for Property Owners and Property Holding Companies (423kb)
4 Jan 2021 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings (Jan 21)
4 Jan 2021 Updated Content Transfer Pricing
4 Jan 2021 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTAs with Albania and Egypt entered into force on 1 January 2021.
28 Dec 2020 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Indonesia took effect on 26 December 2020
22 Dec 2020 Media Release Over $1 billion in 2020 Wage Credit Scheme payouts to more than 95,000 employers
18 Dec 2020 Tax Crime Company Director Convicted of False PIC Claim, and First to be Jailed for Giving False Statement to IRAS
18 Dec 2020 New Content Tax Deductibility of Expenses
17 Dec 2020 New Content GST Bulletin 21
17 Dec 2020 New Content COVID-19 Support Measures and Tax Guidance: Rental Relief Framework
10 Dec 2020 e-Tax Guide Certainty of Non-taxation of Companies’ Gains on Disposal of Equity Investments (Third Edition)
9 Dec 2020 New Content About the International Compliance Assurance Programme
7 Dec 2020 Updated Content Digital Taxes
7 Dec 2020 Updated Content Income Tax Treatment of COVID-19-Related Payouts to Businesses and Individuals
20 Nov 2020 Updated Content Nov 2020 – Scam Email – ‘Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments’
18 Nov 2020 Updated Content S45 Offline Data-Entry (ODE) App with latest version 3.14 and Import Template is now available for download
13 Nov 2020 Tax Crime Manager to pay over $200,000 in fines and penalties for omitting his bonus income
11 Nov 2020 Updated Content Request for Filing Extension for YA 2020 Corporate Income Tax Return (Form C-S/ C)
9 Nov 2020 e-Tax Guide GST: Transfer Pricing Adjustments
9 Nov 2020 e-Tax Guide GST Guide for the Aerospace Industry
5 Nov 2020 Media Release Corporate Tax Filing Simplified for Companies
2 Nov 2020 Updated Content Summary of Income Tax Advance Rulings Issued (Nov 20)
30 Oct 2020 Media Release Former Businessman First to be Charged for Failure to Register GST for Online Sales
30 Oct 2020 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Oman enter into force on 1 November 2020
30 Oct 2020 Tax Crime Dentist to pay $40,716 in fines and penalties for omission of income and failure to register for GST
28 Oct 2020 Updated Content Tax Residence Status of a Company and Permanent Establishment
27 Oct 2020 e-Tax Guide Revised e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment Arising from Adoption of Financial Reporting Standard 116 or Singapore Financial Reporting Standard (International) 16 - Leases
27 Oct 2020 New Content Taxability of Income
27 Oct 2020 Oct 2020 – Phone and Email Scam – ‘Iras Refund letter…2015-2018’
19 Oct 2020 Media Release Over $5.5 billion to be disbursed from 29 Oct under the Jobs Support Scheme
16 Oct 2020 Media Release IRAS Annual Report FY2019/20
16 Oct 2020 New Content IRAS Annual Report FY2019/20 - Redefining Taxpayers' Experience
12 Oct 2020 Updated Content Updates to COVID-19 Microsite - PT rebate
9 Oct 2020 e-Tax Guide Revised e-Tax Guide on Income Tax Treatment of Digital Tokens
2 Oct 2020 Media Release Employers Taken to Task for Abusing Jobs Support Scheme
1 Oct 2020 Updated Content The MLI changes to Singapore's DTA with Kazakhstan enters into force on 1 October 2020
25 Sep 2020 Updated Content S45 Withholding Tax : Basic Withholding Tax Applicability Calculator
25 Sep 2020 Updated Content S45 Withholding Tax : Common Errors Made by S45 WHT Payers
25 Sep 2020 New Content Corporate Tax Filing Obligations and Basis of Assessment
21 Sep 2020 Updated Content FAQ – FATCA Filing Process via myTax Portal document updated
21 Sep 2020 Updated Content IRAS FATCA FAQs document updated
21 Sep 2020 Updated Content IRAS Supplementary XML Schema User Guide for Preparing the FATCA Reporting Data File (“Supplementary Guide”)(Second Edition)
17 Sep 2020 Updated Content Application of section 13A(11) when a ship ceases to be a Singapore ship (a ship registered with the Singapore Registry of Ships)