Author: mccorporate

Corporate Secretarial. Accountancy. Tax. Corporate Legal Advisory. Management Consultancy. Business Support Services.

US Tax Bill

The Winners, Losers and how will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impact you and your business? President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful Christmas present” to the American people came Dec. 22, when he signed into law a tax plan that will benefit business owners big and small and give individual taxpayers a slight break in…
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Update: EntrePass Scheme

The EntrePass scheme, originally launched in 2003, is a work visa meant for foreign entrepreneurs looking to establish their business in Singapore. In early August 2017, the scheme was overhauled with further enhancements to the evaluation criteria, and the enhanced EntrePass scheme came into effect immediately. Option 1 If registered, the company must be less…
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Update: Dependant Work Pass Holders

The salary criteria for work pass holders to qualify for dependant privileges have been upgraded. Therefore if you are the main pass holder, this will enable you to upkeep dependants in Singapore. Dependant privileges allow family members to stay with foreign professionals while they work in Singapore. Your eligibility as a work pass holder for…
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The BOSS Act of the British Virgin Islands (BVI)

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act 2017 (BOSS Act). The Act came into effect on 30 June 2017. The BOSS Act was almost immediately amended by the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System (Amendment) Act 2017, which also came into force on 30 June.  The BVI is an…
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Update: Companies Act- Singapore’s Beneficial Ownership Regime

 The Panama and Paradise Papers scandal over the recent months has cast a dark shadow on the world of offshore companies leading to a series of regulatory changes imposed by governments across the globe. As the papers revealed the inner workings of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful individuals, there has been an a substantial…
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The Paradise Papers- Offshore Tax Shelters

First it was the Panama Papers where the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) exposed the inner workings of a Panama-based law firm, Mossack Fonseca, now it’s the Paradise Papers. The lid has well and truly been lifted on the exotic world of offshore accounting, where firms serve some of the world’s wealthiest and most…
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Updates to Singapore Companies Act

Changes to the Companies Act of Singapore pursuant to the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 The Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (“CAA 2017”) was passed on 10 March 2017 and came into operation on 31 March 2017. The CAA 2017 introduces certain amendments to the Companies Act (Chapter 50) of Singapore (the “Companies Act”) that aim to:…
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Certificate of Appreciation by the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry

SICCI Director Ms Helen Campos was invited by the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) in July to speak at the seminar.

Women for Women 2017 Review

Women entrepreneurs and professionals in Singapore celebrated International Women’s Day this year in a much grander way, and with two new meaningful agenda. This year two ethnic chambers are coming together as co-organisers of the Women for Women conference and concert, and they are bringing in a charity element to this big celebration of women’s success.…
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Helen Campos on TABLA!

As featured in March 10, 2017 issue of TABLA!