5 Types of work visa you can get for your food and beverage business

Feb 08

5 Types of work visa you can get for your food and beverage business

In addition to great food and hip ambience, one key ingredient to a successful food and beverage business are the people who will run it. Human resources are perhaps a company’s biggest asset because, without a dependable and competent staff, the whole business may fall apart. So it is imperative that companies in the food and beverage...

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Startup FAQs: Employment Pass holder who wants to incorporate a company outside Singapore

Jan 12

Startup FAQs: Employment Pass holder who wants to incorporate a company outside Singapore

Question:   “I want to know about the tax implications if I incorporate a company “outside” Singapore while working here on an Employment Pass (EP). Please also discuss the immigration angle.”   Answer:   I will look at this strictly from the Singapore angle on immigration and taxation. Thought also has to be given to the rules...

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A hitchhiker’s guide to immigration in Singapore

Jul 12

A hitchhiker’s guide to immigration in Singapore

With the latest policy restrictions on foreign manpower, many people have doubts about Singapore’s current immigration policies. We outline some case studies as examples of some common situations and the rules that apply under those circumstances: Working outside Singapore for a Singapore registered company Working in Singapore on a short-term basis Working in Singapore for a foreign...

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Managing the Personalised Employment Pass transition to 2015

Dec 01

Managing the Personalised Employment Pass transition to 2015

Singapore tightened the Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) framework in late 2012, and some of these changes kick in now. On 1 December 2012, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced a set of changes to the PEP framework that, among others, require existing PEP holders to have a minimum annual salary of S$144,000 for the year ending 31...

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5 common misconceptions of Singapore PR applications

May 30

5 common misconceptions of Singapore PR applications

Congratulations! You have decidedly taken the first right step towards becoming a permanent part of the city-state. Preparing and applying for a Permanent Residence (PR) in Singapore is quite methodical – not a complicated affair if you follow the steps provided on the website of Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Singapore. Having said that, many people have...

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