ELSON: If you’re middle-class, you’re likely to be hit the hardest by the government’s alternatives for raising taxes. When the government says...

The only two things certain in life are death and taxes. And in Singapore, even if you die, you still have to pay your taxes! Otherwise, your family is...

With hikes in water, S&CC, rubbish collection, electricity, parking, ERP and more coming at us all at once, could Singaporeans be made to face an...

Ernst & Young Solutions has urged the government to impose Goods and Services Tax on online purchases involving overseas service providers. Partner...

More than 800,000 households living in HDB flats will receive a utility rebates of up to S$65 to help with their utility bills. This will come in the...

The government will need new sources of money to fund social safety nets and increase support for low-income elderly. And one means to raise revenue would...

The money has to come from somewhere, and economists say it’s likely to come from a Goods and Service Tax hike. Amongst the initiatives announced...

A netizen has posted a notice from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, informing the netizen’s mother that she has been fined S$150 in late...

It’s a suggestion for now, and a foolish-sounding one in the big picture of things. This doctor, Koong Heng Nung, proposed banning smoking for those...

Smokers in Singapore look set to face more restrictions on where they can smoke, as the government mulls its “next steps” to impose greater...

I went down to eat at a coffee shop in Choa Chu Kang and was shocked to find that I was charged GST on my plate of Chicken Rice. This is the first time...

The Singapore gahmen has announced that it will be doing away with the Goods and Service Tax (GST) come 1st May, 2015. This comes as Malaysia announces...

At present, GST is added to the price of products such as petrol, cigarettes and cars, on top of the taxes already included in that price. The Consumer...

So says tax expert: PricewaterhouseCoopers tax partner Koh Soo How … said any hike would probably take place in 2016 or 2017*. (CNA last week) And...