Corporate Tax: Annual Updates for 2020 (Live Webinar)

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29 May 2020, Friday

09.00AM - 05.00PM
Online Classroom in or outside of Accessible Singapore

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Programme Synopsis

This workshop aims to provide an update on recent pertinent corporate income tax changes that will either take effect soon or has recently taken effect in Singapore. It will include coverage on Budget 2020 and the 2019 Income Tax Amendments that have been legislated.

Programme Outline

  • Budget 2020 Corporate Tax Proposed Changes 
  • Non-Budget Corporate Tax Changes to Income Tax Act 
  • Updates on Tax Treatment arising from adoption of FRS 109 
  • Updates on Tax Treatment arising from adoption of FRS 115 
  • Updates on Tax Treatment arising from adoption of FRS 116 
  • Updates on Singapore Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) and MLI 
  • Tax Compliance Matters 
  • Corporate Tax Planning Tips

About the Presenter(s)/ Trainer(s)

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Assoc Prof (Practice) Simon Poh
FCPA Singapore, ATA (Income Tax and GST), MSID, MBA

Simon Poh is currently Associate Professor (Practice) at the Accounting Department of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. Previously, he was Associate Professor (Adjunct) from 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2014.

Outside the academia, Simon has been a distinguished tax professional both in Singapore and the region, with close to three decades of experience in tax compliance and tax advisory work in the areas of corporate tax, individual income tax and goods and services tax. This includes 9 years of experience with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, 3 years with reputable regional multinational corporations and more than 16 years with top international accounting firms. His extensive experience includes goods and services tax advisory and risk management, international tax planning, transfer pricing, corporate restructuring, business acquisitions and mergers, expatriate tax planning, and advising clients on the tax implications of both inbound and outbound investments.

Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree in 1985 followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from NUS in 1993. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) since 2004, a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors since 2008, an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP) since 2010 and an Honorary Member of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore since 2011. At SIATP, he is a Board Member and Chairman of both the SME Tax Committee and the Examinations Committee. Simon has also been acting as Examiner for tax modules offered in professional accountancy examinations since 2006.

Simon is the author of "Taxation in Singapore" which was published since 2008. Besides speaking at numerous external tax seminars and conducting regular tax workshops for professional bodies, he is also a regular contributor to the local and foreign media on current taxation issues.


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