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UTAP Funding

14.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective

Whether you are the CEO of a small or large organization; or a manager or executive in a finance or non- finance role, you would benefit from this workshop as you would learn and gain insights into essential tax laws and practices in Singapore as well as common practical tax planning techniques.  Where applicable, practical examples, illustrations and case studies (including recent court cases) will be used to enable participants to relate and apply to real life tax situations.

The topics covered in this workshop is pitched at a macro level and would be relevant to any professional who is concerned with the bottom line (i.e. profit after tax) of his organisation. 

As this is a basic corporate tax programme, it is more suitable for non-tax professionals or very junior tax professionals.

Programme Outline

Day 1
 
Topic 1:  Introduction to Singapore Tax System 
 
  • Introduction & overview 
  • Legislative framework for taxation
  • Income tax administration
  • Structure of Income Tax Act
  • Basic tax concepts 
  • territorial basis
  • tax entities 
  • year of assessment and basis period
  • tax residence
Topic 2:  Concept of Income
  • Distinction between income and capital
  • Source of Income
  • “Trading in” vs. “Trading With”
  • Concept of Permanent Establishment
  • Charging Provision: Section 10(1)
  • Deemed Remittance Rules
  • Trade, business, profession, vocation
  • Tax exempt income
  • Deemed source income
Topic 3: Tax Deductions 
  • Distinction between revenue and capital expenditure
  • General deduction formula
  • Allowable expenses 
  • Prohibited expenses
  • Special, further and double deductions
  • Donations
  • Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) 
Topic 4:  Capital Allowances 
  • Concept of capital allowances 
  • Plant & machinery allowances
  • Writing Down Allowance (WDA)
  • Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) 
  • Industrial Building Allowance (IBA) / Land Intensification Allowance (LIA)
Day 2
 
Topic 5: Taxation of Businesses 
  • Chargeable income and tax liability
  • Relief for unabsorbed trade losses, capital allowances & donations
  • Loss transfer system of group relief 
  • Loss carry-back system
  • Dividends & distributions of corporate profits
  • One-tier corporate tax system
  • Sample tax computation
Topic 6:  Taxation of Non-Residents 
  • Deeming provisions
  • Withholding tax
  • Non-residents doing business in Singapore
  • Permanent establishments
Topic 7:  Taxation of Foreign Income 
  • Basis of taxation of foreign income
  • Deemed remittance rules
  • Tax exemption for foreign source income
  • Methods of relieving double taxation
  • Claims for foreign tax credits
  • Double taxation relief (DTR)
  • Unilateral tax relief (UTR)
  • Double taxation agreements (DTAs)


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

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate programme for junior tax professionals and non-tax professionals who are concerned with the company's bottom-line and work closely with tax staff to achieve higher profits after tax for the company.

Schedule & Fees

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Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. *This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2021 – 31 March 2022.
 
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.

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)

Programme Objective

Whether you are the CEO of a small or large organization; or a manager or executive in a finance or non- finance role, you would benefit from this workshop as you would learn and gain insights into essential tax laws and practices in Singapore as well as common practical tax planning techniques.  Where applicable, practical examples, illustrations and case studies (including recent court cases) will be used to enable participants to relate and apply to real life tax situations.

The topics covered in this workshop is pitched at a macro level and would be relevant to any professional who is concerned with the bottom line (i.e. profit after tax) of his organisation. 

As this is a basic corporate tax programme, it is more suitable for non-tax professionals or very junior tax professionals.

Programme Outline

Day 1
 
Topic 1:  Introduction to Singapore Tax System 
 
  • Introduction & overview 
  • Legislative framework for taxation
  • Income tax administration
  • Structure of Income Tax Act
  • Basic tax concepts 
  • territorial basis
  • tax entities 
  • year of assessment and basis period
  • tax residence
Topic 2:  Concept of Income
  • Distinction between income and capital
  • Source of Income
  • “Trading in” vs. “Trading With”
  • Concept of Permanent Establishment
  • Charging Provision: Section 10(1)
  • Deemed Remittance Rules
  • Trade, business, profession, vocation
  • Tax exempt income
  • Deemed source income
Topic 3: Tax Deductions 
  • Distinction between revenue and capital expenditure
  • General deduction formula
  • Allowable expenses 
  • Prohibited expenses
  • Special, further and double deductions
  • Donations
  • Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) 
Topic 4:  Capital Allowances 
  • Concept of capital allowances 
  • Plant & machinery allowances
  • Writing Down Allowance (WDA)
  • Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) 
  • Industrial Building Allowance (IBA) / Land Intensification Allowance (LIA)
Day 2
 
Topic 5: Taxation of Businesses 
  • Chargeable income and tax liability
  • Relief for unabsorbed trade losses, capital allowances & donations
  • Loss transfer system of group relief 
  • Loss carry-back system
  • Dividends & distributions of corporate profits
  • One-tier corporate tax system
  • Sample tax computation
Topic 6:  Taxation of Non-Residents 
  • Deeming provisions
  • Withholding tax
  • Non-residents doing business in Singapore
  • Permanent establishments
Topic 7:  Taxation of Foreign Income 
  • Basis of taxation of foreign income
  • Deemed remittance rules
  • Tax exemption for foreign source income
  • Methods of relieving double taxation
  • Claims for foreign tax credits
  • Double taxation relief (DTR)
  • Unilateral tax relief (UTR)
  • Double taxation agreements (DTAs)


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

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate programme for junior tax professionals and non-tax professionals who are concerned with the company's bottom-line and work closely with tax staff to achieve higher profits after tax for the company.

Programme Facilitator(s)


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