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Tax Updates Webinar 2021 – Part 2

Date:    22 September 2021, Wednesday
Time:    2:.30pm - 3:30pm
Venue:
 Webinar




In June/July 2021, the Ministry of Finance proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act and GST Act to legislate tax measures announced in the 2021 Budget, as well as effect changes arising from the periodic review of Singapore’s income tax and GST systems.  Instead of reading through the draft Amendment Bills, why not hear from our income tax and GST specialists as we highlight key changes of interest to you and your business? And if that’s not enough, we’ve got you covered in a round-up of the latest tax developments and issues of current concern, on transfer pricing, M&A, asset management, and individual tax.

Join us, in our 2nd part series of Tax Updates 2021, as our tax specialists bring you up-to-speed on your knowledge of key tax changes to better understand their impact to minimise business risks.

Fee
Free Admission for Clients/ Business Associates; $80 per pax for Public

CPE Hours
1 hour

Contact Information
Marketing & Communications

6534 5700

Time
Topic
2:30pm
Opening Address
Edwin Leow, Director and Head of Tax, Nexia TS
2:35pm
Private Wealth/ Asset Management – A Good Space!
Shaun Zheng Director, Tax  
2:55pm
What’s In the GST Amendment Bill 2021? Do I Need to Know?
Jennifer Lee, Tax Associate Director  
3:15pm
Help! I’m Stranded (due to Covid19) – A Look From the Individual Tax Perspective!
Gerald Lim, Tax Manager
3:25pm
Q&A

Speaker Profiles


Edwin Leow
Director, Head of Tax
Nexia TS

Passionate about tax, Edwin has since his graduation, accumulated more than two decades of professional experience in both international and Singapore taxation arenas. Throughout his career, Edwin has gained a wealth of experience and is equipped with extensive knowledge in providing advisory and compliance services covering all key areas of taxation: Corporate Tax, Individual Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Transfer Pricing and Stamp Duty, making him a proficient tax advisor for issues which cut across a spectrum of taxation matters.

Edwin has, in his current capacity and past employment with top tier international accounting firms, served multinational companies, publicly listed and private companies spanning various industries such as trading, manufacturing, construction, property development, shipping, oil and gas, information technology, media and advertising, pharmaceutical, hospitality, logistics, investment, fund management and private wealth services.

Edwin also enriched his experience during his stint in a regional headquarter of a French MNC, giving him a deep appreciation of tax issues from the clients’ perspective.


Shaun Zheng
Director, Tax  
Nexia TS

Shaun has varied expertise in the areas of Singapore and international taxation, with a specific focus in private clients and fiduciary structuring matters.

He has also accumulated noteworthy industry experience with a Taiwanese start-up which allowed him to gain greater appreciation of back-office operations / setup and issues pertinent to SMEs.

Shaun’s current portfolio comprises of public-listed companies, multinationals and companies from the fund and private wealth industry.


Jennifer Lee, 
Tax Associate Director  
Nexia TS

Jennifer has more than 15 years of professional experience in providing GST tax advisory and compliance services. Prior to joining commercial firms, she had worked 13 years in Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

During her tenure, she was involved in various GST projects i.e. Import GST Deferment Scheme (IGDS) which include the implementation of such scheme and incorporate Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK) to effective help taxpayers to manage their GST compliance. Apart from projects, she has to identify the inherent and control risks faced by taxpayer in various industries and adopt the appropriate audit approach.

She has spent four years in international accounting firm where she has served clients across industries such as fund management, shipping, retail, logistics and pharmaceutical. Her involvement of projects which include performing GST health checks for clients to identify any errors in principle in the application and reporting of GST and advising clients on GST issues arising from their business transactions.


Gerald Lim
Tax Manager

More than 10 years of professional tax experience in Singapore in the areas of Singapore corporate income tax, personal income tax and Goods and Services Tax compliance and advisory work.

Professional experience serving clients across industries such as trading, manufacturing, food and beverage, old and gas, property development, investment, shipping, entertainment and information technology.

Past and present clients include Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) listed companies, multinational corporations and private companies.

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