|Population||About 12.6 million|
|Language||Official: English, Malay, Chinese & Tamil|
|Time Zone||GMT + 8|
|Currency||1 Dollar (SGD) = 100 cents|
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Entry Visa mandatory for foreign nationals from Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, China (PRC), Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Moldova, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.
No Entry Visa for all other nationalities.
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Employment Pass (EP): mandatory for all foreign nationals wishing to work in Singapore.
Foreigners are considered resident if living in Singapore 183 days or more in a calendar year. Both resident and non-resident tax payers are liable only for income sourced in Singapore. Income derived abroad is exempt.
Residents Income tax: progressive up to 20% of taxable income.
Non-resident Income Tax: flat rate 15% without personal allowances or progressive up to 20%, whichever is higher. Exemption: no tax is due on income from employment not exceeding 60 days in any calendar year.
Exemption for Foreign Nationals. For Singaporean nationals the CPF contribution rate, for employer is 17% and employee is 20 on based on a monthly salary ceiling of SGD 6,000 for both the employer and employee.
70 – 91%
The income retention depends amongst others on the duration of the assignment, contract rate, marital status and taxation and social security agreements between Singapore and the foreign nationals' country.
Please contact Access Financial for more information.