The SME Working Capital Loan (which has been subsumed under the Enterprise Financing Scheme), will be enhanced to increase the maximum loan quantum to S$1 million.
Financial statements are written records of the entity that provide its financial situation at a given point in time. These statements are used by the shareholders, investors, management, the board of directors, employees, suppliers, customers, bankers and other related stakeholders to get an overview of the financial results and condition of the business.
Singapore’s ease of doing business, transparent business and legal system, favourable business environment, advanced infrastructure and stable political environment have contributed to making this island nation a favourable destination for foreign investors to set-up their business. In order to maintain its dynamic business environment, the Singapore government requires all the Singapore company incorporations to abide by its audit and compliance regulations.
Mr Chan Chun Sing, the Trade and Industry Minister of Singapore, recently announced that the Government has multiple relief measures planned to be executed to support the workers and businesses in the coming 3-6 months, as the CoVID-19 outbreak continues to threaten the country.
The changes in the tax structure seen this year are nothing groundbreaking, but it still reflects the values held by Singapore during these times of global structural shift and economic uncertainties. Because of the headwinds being faced by the country, several tax measures introduced this year aim at stabilizing the economy and supporting the businesses.