Taxation Suite: Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) and tax avoidance - Workshop SG 2018

Singapore has joined the Inclusive Framework for Implementing Measures against Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") in June 2016 and commits to implementing the four minimum standards under the BEPS project. Foreign companies planning to invest in Singapore and existing companies operating in Singapore will need to have a thorough understanding of these measures so that they can assess the risks and rewards of doing business in Singapore. This workshop seeks to provide the you with an in-depth analysis of the four minimum standards under the BEPS project which Singapore has committed to implement.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Meaning of BEPS
  • Four minimum standards under the BEPS Project
  • General anti-avoidance provisions under the Income Tax Act

This workshop is part of the Taxation Suite and is eligible for a 10% off workshop fees for sign-ups of 2 or more workshops in the suite. Enter code TAX18 at checkout.

Trainer Profile:

Jack HM Wong FCPA (Aust.)

With more than 20 years of international tax experience working with both corporate and individuals on various transactions, Jack has assisted over 900 multinationals and high net-worth individuals in a wide range of business and tax issues. From assisting clients in securing favourable tax incentives from various government agencies to resolving tax disputes with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Jack is best known for his constant focus on clients, coaching and ongoing guidance to achieve optimum results for his clients. A regular speaker at various tax conferences and workshops, Jack is the author of the recently published "Essentials of Expatriate Tax".

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the meaning of BEPS and its interaction with tax avoidance principles in tax planning
  • Review and examine the four minimum standards under the BEPS Project Singapore has committed to implement¬†
  • Explain what foreign companies planning to invest in Singapore and existing companies operating in Singapore should do to ensure that they meet the tax compliance standards required by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

Audience

This workshop is suitable for:

  • CFOs / Financial Controllers
  • Senior Tax Managers
  • Accountants/ Auditors
  • Finance Professionals who are advising or are responsible in implementing and/or managing withholding tax issues

0.5 day

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