Course Detail(TAX054 : Corporate Tax Planning : Minimizing Tax Costs Through Tax Efficient Structuring)

UTAP Funding

TAX054 : Corporate Tax Planning : Minimizing Tax Costs Through Tax Efficient Structuring

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom


Programme Overview

Approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.

NTUC members enjoy course fee support with up to $250 every year when you enroll for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
(Terms & Conditions apply)

For eligibility criteria or UTAP claims submission, please refer to the Funding tab.

 

Programme Objective

This workshop aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the current practices relating to corporate tax planning. Participants will learn the key tax issues and considerations of doing business and investments in Singapore. This workshop will also provide you with the common techniques to minimize tax costs through tax efficient structuring and planning

Programme Outline

  • Introduction – Singapore tax system: taxability and deductibility rules
  • Difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • Taxation aspects of different business entities: sole proprietorship, partnership/limited liability partnership, private limited company, branch, representative office, etc.
  • Tax factors and considerations in determining your corporate or investment structure
  • Planning your financing structure
  • Tax issues and considerations relating to mergers and acquisitions: share deal vs asset deal, tax due diligence, utilization of losses/capital allowances, etc
  • Common pitfalls to avoid
  • Questions and answer session

Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Case Studies and Examples

Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment
 

Intended For

Tax professionals, Accounting and Finance professionals who are charged with tax planning and optimization responsibilities. Non-tax professionals who are concerned with the company’s bottom-line and work closely with tax staff to achieve tax efficiency for the company.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

18 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim

Date & Time

09 Oct 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim

Date & Time

17 Apr 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim

Testimonial

Funding


NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.
  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.
 
Please refer to the UTAP Application Guide here on how union members can apply for UTAP via the system.
 
To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

 

Programme Facilitator(s)


Kenny Lim
Fellow CA (Singapore), ATA (Income Tax and GST), MSID, MBA, BAcc


Kenny Lim is the founder and Managing Director of a tax and business consultancy firm. He has more than 24 years of experience in the tax, financial services and investment banking industry. He specializes in corporate/individual income tax and goods & services tax consulting and advisory.

Kenny has a wealth of experience in regional and cross border transactions that encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, tax optimization and value protection, tax efficient financing, tax planning and regional taxation. In addition, he has many years of experience in dealing with the tax authorities in the Asia Pacific region.

Kenny is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Singapore, China and India. He has also lectured at the Tax Management Course for MBA students conducted by the Nanyang Technological University and is currently the Trainer for the Advanced Tax (ATX) module of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Professional Examination and the Facilitator for the Tax Module of the ISCA Pre-Admission Course for the provisional members of ISCA to qualify as full fledged members of ISCA.

Kenny is a Fellow Member of the ISCA, an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He sits on board as Independent Director of a number of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

Kenny holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and a MBA Degree from the National University of Singapore.


Programme Overview

Approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.

NTUC members enjoy course fee support with up to $250 every year when you enroll for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
(Terms & Conditions apply)

For eligibility criteria or UTAP claims submission, please refer to the Funding tab.

 

Programme Objective

This workshop aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the current practices relating to corporate tax planning. Participants will learn the key tax issues and considerations of doing business and investments in Singapore. This workshop will also provide you with the common techniques to minimize tax costs through tax efficient structuring and planning

Programme Outline

  • Introduction – Singapore tax system: taxability and deductibility rules
  • Difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • Taxation aspects of different business entities: sole proprietorship, partnership/limited liability partnership, private limited company, branch, representative office, etc.
  • Tax factors and considerations in determining your corporate or investment structure
  • Planning your financing structure
  • Tax issues and considerations relating to mergers and acquisitions: share deal vs asset deal, tax due diligence, utilization of losses/capital allowances, etc
  • Common pitfalls to avoid
  • Questions and answer session

Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Case Studies and Examples

Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment
 

Intended For

Tax professionals, Accounting and Finance professionals who are charged with tax planning and optimization responsibilities. Non-tax professionals who are concerned with the company’s bottom-line and work closely with tax staff to achieve tax efficiency for the company.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim
Fellow CA (Singapore), ATA (Income Tax and GST), MSID, MBA, BAcc


Kenny Lim is the founder and Managing Director of a tax and business consultancy firm. He has more than 24 years of experience in the tax, financial services and investment banking industry. He specializes in corporate/individual income tax and goods & services tax consulting and advisory.

Kenny has a wealth of experience in regional and cross border transactions that encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, tax optimization and value protection, tax efficient financing, tax planning and regional taxation. In addition, he has many years of experience in dealing with the tax authorities in the Asia Pacific region.

Kenny is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Singapore, China and India. He has also lectured at the Tax Management Course for MBA students conducted by the Nanyang Technological University and is currently the Trainer for the Advanced Tax (ATX) module of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Professional Examination and the Facilitator for the Tax Module of the ISCA Pre-Admission Course for the provisional members of ISCA to qualify as full fledged members of ISCA.

Kenny is a Fellow Member of the ISCA, an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He sits on board as Independent Director of a number of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

Kenny holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and a MBA Degree from the National University of Singapore.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

17 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 329.56
For Non-Members: $ 398.04

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kenny Lim

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709