Course Detail(TAX2020 : ISCA Budget Update 2020 (Live Webinar))

UTAP Funding

TAX2020 : ISCA Budget Update 2020 (Live Webinar)

3.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Online

 

Important Notice: In view of the COVID-19 situation and to minimize the risk of community spread, we would like to inform that we have changed the format of the seminar to a live webinar. The live webinar will be web-based and accessible via desktops, laptops and any other mobile devices. For all registrants, a detailed set of instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent before the start of the live webinar.

 

In It to Ace It. Get in tune with SG Budget 2020 in a Live Webinar!
 


Knowledge Partner                                       Strategic Partner
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ISCA Budget Update 2019 Highlights Reel



Programme Objective


The budget seminar aims to discuss the impact of tax changes in Budget 2020 on Companies and Individuals.

Programme Outline

 

  • Tax implications arising from the 2020 Budget proposals
  • Update of Recent Corporate and Individual Tax Developments
  • Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2020 Budget
  • Clarification of Budget proposals during the interactive Q&A session

 

9.00am

Opening Address

9.15am

Presentation on the 2020 Budget Update and its Tax Implications
Speaker: Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)

10.00am

Presentation on the Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2020 Budget
Speaker:  Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank

10.45am

Break

11.00am

Moderated Panel Discussion/ Q&A 

Moderator: Mrs Chung-Sim Siew Moon, Board Member, Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP), Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST); EY Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader and Partner, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP 

  • Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank
  • Mr Kurt Wee, President, Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)
  • Mr Satvinder Singh, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

12.00pm

End of Programme

 

Training Methodology
Live Webinar with Panel Discussion

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

Intended For

Tax professionals, Accountants handling company tax matters and individuals interested in knowing the latest developments and update on taxation.

Competency Mapping

Others = 3.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

12 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 128.40
For Non-Members: $ 149.80

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (TAX2020)

Testimonial

Funding

1] 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.

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)


Speakers:

 

Prof Sum Yee Loong
Professor of Accounting (Practice)
Singapore Management University (SMU)

Yee Loong is currently Professor of Accounting (Practice) at the Singapore Management University. He was formerly Tax Partner in Deloitte & Touche Singapore (1987- 2011). Yee Loong has specialised in taxation since qualifying as an accountant in the UK and has over 25 years of experience in Singapore Taxation and International Tax Planning.

Yee Loong had been nominated on several occasions as one of the top 10 leading Tax Advisers in Singapore by International Tax Review. He was also featured as one of the World’s Leading Tax Advisers in the Legal Media Group 2011 Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers.

He holds a Master degree in Taxation and Public Finance, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK, a Chartered Tax Advisor of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK, a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and an Accredited Tax Advisor.

Yee Loong is the Honorary Technical Advisor (Tax) to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Chairman of the Curriculum and Examination Development Board of Tax Academy, Council Member of the Professional Education Council of Singapore Accountancy Commission, Board Member of SIATP, Board Member of the IRAS and Council Member of the National Arts Council.

 

Irvin Seah
Executive Director
Group Research, DBS Bank

Irvin Seah is the Executive Director for Economics and Currency Research at DBS Bank in Singapore. He joined DBS in 2006 and he is currently in charge of the macroeconomic coverage of Singapore and ASEAN economies. Apart from supporting the bank’s investment strategies and advising DBS clients on macroeconomic issues, his opinions are often featured in the media. Irvin is also the Chairman for the Research Sub-Committee within the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), as well as a committee member for the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI).

Mr Seah began his career in the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, as a government economist under the Economist Service Scheme. In his career with the Ministry, Mr Seah was deeply involved in a wide range of government policies, including the restructuring of the Singapore economy under the Economic Review Committee (ERC), 2001-3003. Irvin was also a trade economist as well as a trade negotiator for the Singapore government. Beside economics and trade policy research, he was also involved in the WTO and several FTA negotiations. 

Fluent in Mandarin, Irvin holds a Master of Business (Applied Economics) degree from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

 

Panel Moderator:

Chung-Sim Siew Moon
Board Member
Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST)
EY Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader and Partner
Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

Chung-Sim Siew Moon is a Board Member of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP). With over 35 years of experience and as Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader, and Partner in Ernst & Young Solutions LLP (EY), Siew Moon serves multinationals and local clients and works with various government authorities and regulators on tax matters.

As EY TPC Leader, Siew Moon works across all tax services, particularly with the EY specialist network of TPC professionals across the Asia-Pacific and globally. In working with the global tax controversy network, she helps clients to prevent, manage and resolve their tax controversies. She also works with the EY global tax policy network to help develop and implement policy initiatives – both as external and internal advisors to governments and companies.

Siew Moon is a frequent speaker at seminars and contributes articles to EY and external publications regularly. Besides possessing a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore, Siew Moon also holds professional designations as a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, and a Fellow CPA of CPA Australia.

 

Other Panel Speakers:
 

Kurt Wee
President
Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)

Kurt has a career spanning 20 years in the investment and private equity industry. He is invested in medical and biotechnology fields of stem cells and small cells research. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Celligenics Pte Ltd, a biotech spin-off from A*STAR. He also serves as a director for a number of private and public companies.

Kurt is the President of the Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and a council member of the Singapore Business Federation where he chairs the SBF SME Committee. Kurt also serves on the executive council of Singapore Children’s Society, where he has chaired the Fundraising Committee since 2008.

He also serves in a number of committees in various government ministries and academic institutions.

Kurt was appointed as a Justice of The Peace by the President of the Republic of Singapore in April 2018.

 

Satvinder Singh
Assistant Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

Mr Satvinder Singh is Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore, overseeing Trade & Connectivity and Business Services.

Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. The Agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and builds trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.

The Trade team fosters the growth of Singapore’s wholesale distribution sector firms and strengthens the competitiveness of Singapore’s trade eco-system. The wholesale trade sector, made up of 34,000 firms, is the third largest contributor to Singapore’s economy and is one of the largest employers of PMETs. The Connectivity division drives the growth and capability of Singapore’s transport and logistics companies; partnering them in their business transformation, capabilities building and international growth. The Business Services group oversees the growth internationally and capabilities of Singapore companies in professional services.

Besides Enterprise Singapore, Mr Singh is a Director to the Board of CrimsonLogic Pte Ltd. He is also Director of SEL Holdings Incorporation Ltd of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He is an alternate member to the Air Traffic Rights Committee since December 2018. He also sits on the
International Chamber Commerce (ICC) Academy Board of Directors and is a member of the National Trade and Logistics Inter-Agency Steering Committee.

Mr Singh attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 2017.

 

Important Notice: In view of the COVID-19 situation and to minimize the risk of community spread, we would like to inform that we have changed the format of the seminar to a live webinar. The live webinar will be web-based and accessible via desktops, laptops and any other mobile devices. For all registrants, a detailed set of instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent before the start of the live webinar.

 

In It to Ace It. Get in tune with SG Budget 2020 in a Live Webinar!
 


Knowledge Partner                                       Strategic Partner
User-added image                                              User-added image

ISCA Budget Update 2019 Highlights Reel



Programme Objective


The budget seminar aims to discuss the impact of tax changes in Budget 2020 on Companies and Individuals.

Programme Outline

 

  • Tax implications arising from the 2020 Budget proposals
  • Update of Recent Corporate and Individual Tax Developments
  • Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2020 Budget
  • Clarification of Budget proposals during the interactive Q&A session

 

9.00am

Opening Address

9.15am

Presentation on the 2020 Budget Update and its Tax Implications
Speaker: Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)

10.00am

Presentation on the Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2020 Budget
Speaker:  Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank

10.45am

Break

11.00am

Moderated Panel Discussion/ Q&A 

Moderator: Mrs Chung-Sim Siew Moon, Board Member, Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP), Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST); EY Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader and Partner, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP 

  • Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank
  • Mr Kurt Wee, President, Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)
  • Mr Satvinder Singh, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

12.00pm

End of Programme

 

Training Methodology
Live Webinar with Panel Discussion

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

Intended For

Tax professionals, Accountants handling company tax matters and individuals interested in knowing the latest developments and update on taxation.

Competency Mapping

Others = 3.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Speakers:

 

Prof Sum Yee Loong
Professor of Accounting (Practice)
Singapore Management University (SMU)

Yee Loong is currently Professor of Accounting (Practice) at the Singapore Management University. He was formerly Tax Partner in Deloitte & Touche Singapore (1987- 2011). Yee Loong has specialised in taxation since qualifying as an accountant in the UK and has over 25 years of experience in Singapore Taxation and International Tax Planning.

Yee Loong had been nominated on several occasions as one of the top 10 leading Tax Advisers in Singapore by International Tax Review. He was also featured as one of the World’s Leading Tax Advisers in the Legal Media Group 2011 Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers.

He holds a Master degree in Taxation and Public Finance, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK, a Chartered Tax Advisor of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK, a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and an Accredited Tax Advisor.

Yee Loong is the Honorary Technical Advisor (Tax) to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Chairman of the Curriculum and Examination Development Board of Tax Academy, Council Member of the Professional Education Council of Singapore Accountancy Commission, Board Member of SIATP, Board Member of the IRAS and Council Member of the National Arts Council.

 

Irvin Seah
Executive Director
Group Research, DBS Bank

Irvin Seah is the Executive Director for Economics and Currency Research at DBS Bank in Singapore. He joined DBS in 2006 and he is currently in charge of the macroeconomic coverage of Singapore and ASEAN economies. Apart from supporting the bank’s investment strategies and advising DBS clients on macroeconomic issues, his opinions are often featured in the media. Irvin is also the Chairman for the Research Sub-Committee within the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), as well as a committee member for the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI).

Mr Seah began his career in the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, as a government economist under the Economist Service Scheme. In his career with the Ministry, Mr Seah was deeply involved in a wide range of government policies, including the restructuring of the Singapore economy under the Economic Review Committee (ERC), 2001-3003. Irvin was also a trade economist as well as a trade negotiator for the Singapore government. Beside economics and trade policy research, he was also involved in the WTO and several FTA negotiations. 

Fluent in Mandarin, Irvin holds a Master of Business (Applied Economics) degree from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

 

Panel Moderator:

Chung-Sim Siew Moon
Board Member
Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST)
EY Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader and Partner
Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

Chung-Sim Siew Moon is a Board Member of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP). With over 35 years of experience and as Asia-Pacific Tax Policy and Controversy (TPC) Leader, and Partner in Ernst & Young Solutions LLP (EY), Siew Moon serves multinationals and local clients and works with various government authorities and regulators on tax matters.

As EY TPC Leader, Siew Moon works across all tax services, particularly with the EY specialist network of TPC professionals across the Asia-Pacific and globally. In working with the global tax controversy network, she helps clients to prevent, manage and resolve their tax controversies. She also works with the EY global tax policy network to help develop and implement policy initiatives – both as external and internal advisors to governments and companies.

Siew Moon is a frequent speaker at seminars and contributes articles to EY and external publications regularly. Besides possessing a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore, Siew Moon also holds professional designations as a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, and a Fellow CPA of CPA Australia.

 

Other Panel Speakers:
 

Kurt Wee
President
Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)

Kurt has a career spanning 20 years in the investment and private equity industry. He is invested in medical and biotechnology fields of stem cells and small cells research. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Celligenics Pte Ltd, a biotech spin-off from A*STAR. He also serves as a director for a number of private and public companies.

Kurt is the President of the Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and a council member of the Singapore Business Federation where he chairs the SBF SME Committee. Kurt also serves on the executive council of Singapore Children’s Society, where he has chaired the Fundraising Committee since 2008.

He also serves in a number of committees in various government ministries and academic institutions.

Kurt was appointed as a Justice of The Peace by the President of the Republic of Singapore in April 2018.

 

Satvinder Singh
Assistant Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

Mr Satvinder Singh is Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore, overseeing Trade & Connectivity and Business Services.

Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. The Agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and builds trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.

The Trade team fosters the growth of Singapore’s wholesale distribution sector firms and strengthens the competitiveness of Singapore’s trade eco-system. The wholesale trade sector, made up of 34,000 firms, is the third largest contributor to Singapore’s economy and is one of the largest employers of PMETs. The Connectivity division drives the growth and capability of Singapore’s transport and logistics companies; partnering them in their business transformation, capabilities building and international growth. The Business Services group oversees the growth internationally and capabilities of Singapore companies in professional services.

Besides Enterprise Singapore, Mr Singh is a Director to the Board of CrimsonLogic Pte Ltd. He is also Director of SEL Holdings Incorporation Ltd of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He is an alternate member to the Air Traffic Rights Committee since December 2018. He also sits on the
International Chamber Commerce (ICC) Academy Board of Directors and is a member of the National Trade and Logistics Inter-Agency Steering Committee.

Mr Singh attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 2017.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

12 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 128.40
For Non-Members: $ 149.80

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (TAX2020)

Venue

- Accessible in or outside of
Singapore