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An Overview of The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) In Singapore

Globally, data protection laws are coming into force. This includes the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Brazil’s Lei Geral…

How to hold AGMs online during COVID-19

This article aims to give you an idea of how to hold Annual General Meeting(s) (AGMs) online or virtually during COVID-19. All private…

What is a Nominee Director?

Many clients have asked us, 'What is a Nominee Director and what does he or she do exactly? Do they have any legal rights over the…

What is Cloud-Based Accounting Software?

As a business owner, accounting is a very time-consuming yet critical activity that you have to do. You will be able to analyse your…

Consequences Of Failure To File Annual Returns

In accordance with Section 197 of the Companies Act, all companies must be required to file their annual returns on time. Failure to file…

How does a company pay dividends in Singapore

We hear so much of this term dividends but we seldom discuss the rules and implications associated with it. As most will know, it is…

Singapore Companies Filing Requirements

Every year, companies in Singapore are required to file with two main governing bodies, namely Accounting and Corporate Regulatory…

Can Directors And Shareholders Obtain A Loan From The Company?

A director or shareholder may obtain a loan from the company, but not without certain restrictions. In general, a director is not permitted…

Are You Liable For Company Debts As Director In Singapore?

Have you ever wonder, at the point of incorporating your company, are there any circumstances where you will be personally liable for your…

Holding Annual General Meetings (AGMs) For Your Company

What is an Annual General Meeting (AGM)? Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are compulsory annual meetings that all Singapore companies need to…

A Complete Compliance Guide For Singapore Companies

Are you thinking of starting a new company in Singapore? Do you have plans to make Singapore your company's base? There are many tax…

How To Set Up A Register of Controllers

In our previous article, we have introduced the registers of registrable controllers with ACRA and its requirements. How do you set up this…

Important Compliance Needed For Singapore Companies

Before you decide to incorporate a company or you have already done so, there are many compliance requirements needed for Singapore…

Disposing personal data: what you do not know

In Singapore, the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) comes into full effect on 2nd July 2014 with new amendments as recent as November…

Do I have to file corporate tax for YA 2020?

December is the holiday season for most of us, at the same time it is the time to file corporate tax for business owners. The filing…

The First Board Resolution Explained

This document is equivalent to an agreement among all owners of the company. Under the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority…