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Budget 2018

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  1. Singapore’s surprise budget surplus: Unexpected currency moves among contributing factors

    The S$4.6 billion surge in statutory board contributions came from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and JTC Corporation.
  2. Commentary: Re-examine our own mindsets even as the Government explains tax hikes

    It is natural for us to have misgivings about paying higher taxes but we must open our minds to the bigger picture and come to terms with the need ...
  3. ‘Severe implications’ if Singapore does not have sufficient reserves as buffer: Chan Chun Sing

    How much the country spends and saves is a signal to currency markets on the strength of the Sing dollar, says the Minister in the Prime ...
  4. Commentary: Budget 2018, a responsible budget in spending and financing

    What one should take away from this Budget is how government spending and financing have been enhanced to give Singapore more fiscal space for ...
  5. Commentary: Go beyond financial aid to help our children succeed

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s announcement at Budget 2018 that more financial support will be available for students, particularly from ...
  6. Commentary: GST on imported digital services a mouthful but I see what you did there

    Two tax experts from PwC discuss the way the GST on imported digital services has been structured – and say it’s well-scoped for a variety of reasons.
  7. Commentary: Budget 2018's pervasive innovation vision needs more success stories

    More stories from innovation torchbearers are needed to show firms competing in traditional sectors can disrupt market rules that seem to be cast ...
  8. Tripartite workgroup makes 7 recommendations to address challenges faced by freelancers

    The tripartite workgroup for self-employed persons has recommended insurance products tailored for freelancers and a contribute-as-you-earn model ...
  9. GST hike is done for 'important purpose', says Heng Swee Keat at post-Budget forum

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat acknowledges the concerns surrounding the rise in the Goods and Services Tax (GST), but hopes that Singaporeans ...