SGC Breakfast Briefing on "Singapore Withholding Tax"


About the Breakfast Briefing:

Withholding tax is a tax collection mechanism to withhold income tax from non-residents with the onus of collection imposed on the payer. Amidst rising cross-border transactions, it is important to identify which payments are subject to Singapore withholding taxes, understand the implications of non-compliance and adopt practical steps in managing compliance obligations.

Join us in this session where we Chai Wai Fook and Louise Phua will share an overview of Singapore withholding tax. They will also highlight typical challenges and pitfalls that may arise in dealing with withholding tax, and suggest alternatives to mitigate such mistakes (including data analytics).

About the Speakers:

Chai Wai Fook


Tax Services

Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

Wai Fook is a Partner of the Ernst & Young Solutions LLP’s Tax Services practice in Singapore. He is also the Tax Accounting and Risk Advisory Services leader for ASEAN and Singapore.

Apart from being responsible for corporate tax compliance for clients, he is also actively involved in negotiating with the IRAS for tax rulings and advising clients on international and corporate tax planning for outbound and inbound investments and assisting clients on tax accounting. His practical experience includes speaking at external seminars. He is also the Chief Examiner for the subject “Singapore Taxation” of the ICSA International Qualifying Scheme.

Wai Fook has worked with clients across different sectors including the food and beverage business, media and entertainment industry, technology sector, construction and commodity trading.

Louise Phua

Associate Director

Tax Services

Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

Louise has more than fourteen years of experience in the corporate tax field. Her present responsibilities include tax compliance and tax consulting work for companies across diverse industries, such as media and entertainment, construction, retail companies with incentives such as Development & Expansion and Pioneer Services Incentive.

Louise is actively involved in advising clients on international and cross-border transactions. In recent years, she has also been engaged in private client services, advising high net-worth individuals and families on private trust structures for investments in Singapore and outside Singapore.

Please note that registration starts at 7.45am
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Wed Apr 25, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM SGT
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