Course Detail(TAX2021v : ISCA Budget Update 2021 (Live Webinar))

UTAP Funding

TAX2021v : ISCA Budget Update 2021 (Live Webinar) NEW

3.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Virtual Conference
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Enrol a Group of 5 or more Participants for a Nett price of $85.60 each (per pax), till 31 January 2021! Add to Cart 5 or more participants to enjoy this rate!

In It to Ace It. Get in tune with SG Budget 2021 in a Live Webinar!

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ISCA Budget Update 2020 Highlights Reel

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Programme Objective

The budget seminar aims to discuss the impact of tax changes in Budget 2021 on Companies and Individuals.

Programme Outline

 

  • Tax implications arising from the 2021 Budget proposals
  • Update of Recent Corporate and Individual Tax Developments
  •  Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2021 Budget 
  • Clarification of Budget proposals during the interactive Q&A session

 

9.00am

Opening Address

9.15am

Presentation on the 2021 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 2021 Budget
Speaker:  Mr Irvin Seah,
Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank

10.45am

Break

11.00am

Moderated Panel Discussion/ Q&A 
ModeratorMr Chris Woo, Board Member, Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals; Tax Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore

  • Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)
  •  Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank
  • Mr Lam Yi Young, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Business Federation (SBF)

12.00pm

End of Programme

*Programme details are subject to change

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

18 Mar 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 107.00   $ 85.60
For Non-Members: $ 128.40   $ 107.00
Discount till 31 Jan 2021

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (TAX2021v)

Venue

Live Webinar in or outside of
Singapore

Testimonial

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 2020 – 31 March 2021.
 
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)


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 30 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, Board Member of Tax Academy of Singapore, Council Member of the Professional Education Council of Singapore Accountancy Commission, Board Member of SCTP, Board Member of the IRAS and Council Member of the National Arts Council.
 

Mr 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), 2001-2003. 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: 
 
Mr Chris Woo
Board Member
Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax)
 
Besides being a board member of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals and an Accredited Tax Advisor in Income Tax, Chris is also the Tax Leader for PwC Singapore and PwC Myanmar, and, a member of PwC Singapore’s leadership team and PwC Asia Pacific’s tax leadership team.
 
His wealth of tax knowledge gained from over 30 years of experience has honed his expertise, particularly in Mergers & Acquisitions tax needs of strategic, financial and private equity clients from Asia, the United States and Europe. He also has extensive experience in providing tax structuring and planning for acquisitions including management and leveraged buy-outs, and divestments. This extends to global, regional and Singapore targets in a wide array of industries. During his career, Chris has also worked in the M&A tax team in the London office of PwC UK.
 
In addition, Chris has also led many regional and global projects in various industries to maximize long term value and tax efficiency for multinationals engaged in realigning their global business structures, supply chains and intellectual property holdings. This is especially to seek the alignment of tax, legal and operating models to achieve sustainable financial and operational benefits during business transformation. He has also led various transformation and digital projects to achieve greater tax compliance , governance and controls.
 
Chris also brings with him practical industry experience as he was the international tax director for the General Electric Company based in the US and Singapore.
 
Other Panel Speakers:
 

Mr Lam Yi Young
Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Business Federation

Mr Lam Yi Young is Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. SBF represents 27,000 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.

Prior to joining SBF in Jul 2020, Yi Young spent 24 years in the Singapore Civil Service, including 11 years in Senior Public Sector Leadership positions like Deputy Secretary (Industry) in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Education, and Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

Yi Young sits on the boards of SBF Foundation, SBF Holdings Pte Ltd and SBF Connect Pte Ltd, and is a member of the Donor Relations Committee of the Community Foundation of Singapore. He also previously served on the boards of various statutory boards, companies, real estate investment trust, universities, research institutes, charities and clubs and societies.

Yi Young has a Master of Arts in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.

Enrol a Group of 5 or more Participants for a Nett price of $85.60 each (per pax), till 31 January 2021! Add to Cart 5 or more participants to enjoy this rate!

In It to Ace It. Get in tune with SG Budget 2021 in a Live Webinar!

Knowledge Partner                                       Strategic Partner

User-added image                                            User-added image

ISCA Budget Update 2020 Highlights Reel

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Programme Objective

The budget seminar aims to discuss the impact of tax changes in Budget 2021 on Companies and Individuals.

Programme Outline

 

  • Tax implications arising from the 2021 Budget proposals
  • Update of Recent Corporate and Individual Tax Developments
  •  Economic Outlook and Analysis of 2021 Budget 
  • Clarification of Budget proposals during the interactive Q&A session

 

9.00am

Opening Address

9.15am

Presentation on the 2021 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 2021 Budget
Speaker:  Mr Irvin Seah,
Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank

10.45am

Break

11.00am

Moderated Panel Discussion/ Q&A 
ModeratorMr Chris Woo, Board Member, Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals; Tax Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore

  • Prof Sum Yee Loong, Professor of Accounting (Practice), Singapore Management University (SMU)
  •  Mr Irvin Seah, Executive Director, Group Research, DBS Bank
  • Mr Lam Yi Young, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Business Federation (SBF)

12.00pm

End of Programme

*Programme details are subject to change

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)

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 30 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, Board Member of Tax Academy of Singapore, Council Member of the Professional Education Council of Singapore Accountancy Commission, Board Member of SCTP, Board Member of the IRAS and Council Member of the National Arts Council.
 

Mr 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), 2001-2003. 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: 
 
Mr Chris Woo
Board Member
Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax)
 
Besides being a board member of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals and an Accredited Tax Advisor in Income Tax, Chris is also the Tax Leader for PwC Singapore and PwC Myanmar, and, a member of PwC Singapore’s leadership team and PwC Asia Pacific’s tax leadership team.
 
His wealth of tax knowledge gained from over 30 years of experience has honed his expertise, particularly in Mergers & Acquisitions tax needs of strategic, financial and private equity clients from Asia, the United States and Europe. He also has extensive experience in providing tax structuring and planning for acquisitions including management and leveraged buy-outs, and divestments. This extends to global, regional and Singapore targets in a wide array of industries. During his career, Chris has also worked in the M&A tax team in the London office of PwC UK.
 
In addition, Chris has also led many regional and global projects in various industries to maximize long term value and tax efficiency for multinationals engaged in realigning their global business structures, supply chains and intellectual property holdings. This is especially to seek the alignment of tax, legal and operating models to achieve sustainable financial and operational benefits during business transformation. He has also led various transformation and digital projects to achieve greater tax compliance , governance and controls.
 
Chris also brings with him practical industry experience as he was the international tax director for the General Electric Company based in the US and Singapore.
 
Other Panel Speakers:
 

Mr Lam Yi Young
Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Business Federation

Mr Lam Yi Young is Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. SBF represents 27,000 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.

Prior to joining SBF in Jul 2020, Yi Young spent 24 years in the Singapore Civil Service, including 11 years in Senior Public Sector Leadership positions like Deputy Secretary (Industry) in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Deputy Secretary (Policy) in the Ministry of Education, and Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

Yi Young sits on the boards of SBF Foundation, SBF Holdings Pte Ltd and SBF Connect Pte Ltd, and is a member of the Donor Relations Committee of the Community Foundation of Singapore. He also previously served on the boards of various statutory boards, companies, real estate investment trust, universities, research institutes, charities and clubs and societies.

Yi Young has a Master of Arts in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

18 Mar 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 107.00   $ 85.60
For Non-Members: $ 128.40   $ 107.00
Discount till 31 Jan 2021

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (TAX2021v)

Venue

Live Webinar in or outside of
Singapore