Seminars / Conferences

Tax Academy creates opportunities for tax professionals to be updated on global tax developments through seminars and conferences. It brings together tax experts from the industry, academia and the government, both locally and from overseas, to engage in professional exchanges.

Past Seminars / Conferences

FasTax Series: Fundamentals of Corporate Tax Filing
Date: 24 October 2017 Venue: Revenue House

This is a basic-level half-day workshop specially designed for tax agents and in-house tax professionals aimed at:

  • Reviewing the fundamentals of Singapore corporate taxation; and
  • Providing hands-on experience and practical guidance for preparing tax computations
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FasTax Series: GST ASK for Aspiring Accredited Tax Professionals
Date: 15 September 2017 Venue: Revenue House

This workshop aims to share:

How GST-registered businesses can use the Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK) to manage GST risks and avoid common GST errors.

Certification procedures to help aspiring tax practitioners who are keen to get accredited with SIATP (Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals).

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FasTax Series: Fundamentals of Corporate Tax Filing
Date: 28 August 2017 Venue: Revenue House

This is a basic-level half-day workshop specially designed for tax agents and in-house tax professionals aimed at:

  • Reviewing the fundamentals of Singapore corporate taxation; and
  • Providing hands-on experience and practical guidance for preparing tax computations
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TaxEdge Series: US Tax Updates
Date: 18 August 2017 Venue: Revenue House

Tax Academy is pleased to present this seminar on recent developments in international taxation in the United States. This seminar will be led by Prof David Rosenbloom (Director, International Tax Program, New York University School of Law).

This seminar will cover major developments in US taxation, especially US corporate international taxation, and will include :

  • Discussion of several much discussed conceivable versions of “tax reform”
  • Important decisions in the area of transfer pricing
  • Impact and likely evolution of the new US Model Income Tax Convention,
  • Country-by-country reporting, and the
  • US reaction to the BEPS project more generally.
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SMU-TA CET Conference
Date: 17 August 2017 Venue: York Hotel Singapore

The SMU-TA Centre for Excellence in Taxation is pleased to present its annual conference on “Future of Taxes in Disruptive Times”.

Amidst changes in the global political scenes, potential tax reforms in some economies, and the first signing of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (“Multilateral Instrument”) by over 60 jurisdictions, this conference is a platform for discussion on the future of taxes in such disruptive times.

Be there at the conference! Hear from policy makers, renowned speakers and thought leaders as they make sense of these developments and discuss the future of taxes.

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Future of Taxes in Disruptive Times - Building on 70 Years of Income Tax
Date: 14 and 15 August 2017 Venue: Revenue House

Tax Academy of Singapore is pleased to present a series of complimentary seminars on 14 and 15 August, to commemorate 70 years of income tax in Singapore. This 2-day event will feature local tax experts from SIATP, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and IFA Singapore, who will share insights on local and international tax issues

Day 1 seminars will give you an appreciation of the tax industry, while Day 2 seminars will cover technical discussions on key local and international tax issues that are relevant to Singapore.

This is a complimentary event. Closing Date for registration is 8 August. Seats on first-come-first served basis.

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TEI US Tax Conference 2017
Date: 11 to 13 July 2017 Venue: Revenue House

The Tax Executives Institute and the Tax Academy of Singapore are pleased to jointly present the TEI US Tax Conference in Singapore on 11 to 13 July 2017. This 3-day event will feature leading US tax experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Baker & McKenzie who will step participants through the overview and discuss key features of the US tax system and its recent developments. Closing date for registration is 4 July 2017.

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TaxEdge Series: Recent Developments in India Tax
Date: 9 June 2017 Venue: Revenue House

Join us at this seminar to learn more about recent developments in India tax ! The seminar will be facilitated by Mr Anis Chakravarty and Mr Rohan Solapurkar, both Partners from Deloitte. They will share on latest tax developments in India and its business implications. Areas covered will include corporate taxes, Singapore-India Treaty, Transfer Price.

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FasTax Series: Fundamentals of GST Filing
Date: 6 June 2017 Venue: Revenue House

This one-day workshop for tax agents and in-house tax professionals will focus on:

a. The key fundamentals of GST
b. practical guidance for preparation of GST returns

Participants will hear from our speakers the key GST rules, main tax obligations of a company and a tax agent, common filing mistakes that could be avoided, and the risks and recovery actions taken for non-compliance. Participants can also take this opportunity to clarify with the authority on GST issues encountered during the course of their work.

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FasTax Series: GST ASK for Aspiring Accredited Tax Professionals
Date: 31 May 2017 Venue: Revenue House

Learn how to manage GST compliance in an effective manner by using the "ASK" - a self-assessment package designed by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Manage GST risks and avoid common GST errors using the Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK)
  • Understand certification procedures with SIATP (Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals) for aspiring tax professionals.
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FasTax Series: Common Reporting Standard (CRS)
Date: 16 May 2017 Venue: Revenue House

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is an internationally agreed standard for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) on financial accounts between jurisdictions for tax purposes, with the objective of enhancing tax transparency to detect and deter tax evasion through the use of offshore bank accounts. Join us in this workshop and learn from our IRAS speakers the fundamentals of CRS and to better understand Financial Institutions’ obligations under the CRS Regulations.

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Budget Seminar 2017
Date: 12 Apr 2017 Venue:NTUC Business Centre

The Tax Academy Budget Seminar will be held on 12 April 2017, at NTUC Business Centre, Auditorium, Level 7, 1 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989, from 2pm to 5pm. Seminar Fee is $139.10 (includes 7% GST).

FasTax Series: Common Reporting Standard (CRS)
Date: 6 Mar 2017 Venue:Revenue House

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is an internationally agreed standard for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) on financial accounts between jurisdictions for tax purposes, with the objective of enhancing tax transparency to detect and deter tax evasion through the use of offshore bank accounts. Join us in this workshop to learn the fundamentals of CRS and to better understand Financial Institutions’ obligations under the CRS Regulations.

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FasTax Series: GST ASK for Aspiring Accredited Tax Professionals
Date: 21 Feb 2017 Venue:Revenue House

Learn how to manage GST compliance in an effective manner by using the “ASK” - a self-assessment package designed by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Manage GST risks and avoid common GST errors using the Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK)
  • Understand certification procedures with SIATP (Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals) for aspiring tax professionals.
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TaxEdge Series: Recent Developments in Australian Taxation
Date: 10 Feb 2017 Venue:Revenue House

Tax Academy is pleased to present this seminar on recent developments in Australian taxation. This seminar will be led by Mr Claudio Cimetta (International Tax Partner, Deloitte Australia), Mr Cameron Smith (Transfer Pricing Partner, Deloitte Australia), and Ms Lou Wai Ling (Principal Tax Specialist, International Tax, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore).

Topics covered in the seminar will include, The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) current compliance strategy and focus areas; Australia’s adoption of OECD BEPS recommendations, ATO and IRAS approaches to marketing and procurement hubs; IRAS’ perspective on commodity trading hubs.

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FasTax Series: Managing Tax Compliance
Date: 23 Jan 2017 Venue:Revenue House

This seminar aims to enhance companies’ understanding of IRAS’ compliance approach and how companies can better comply with their tax obligations.

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