Singapore Business Formation Report : Quarter 2-2016

Singapore Business Formation Report : Quarter 2 – 2016

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Highlights Total of 17,628 businesses were formed in Q2 2016, increase of 10.8% against the preceding quarter. It was increased 10.4% in the corresponding previous quarter in 2015. Continuing the trend, Private Limited Company accounted for more than half of the total new business formation. With 9335 companies formed, it accounted for 53% of the […]

Deduction of the Corporate Tax Rate Under the Income Tax Act

Deduction of the Corporate Tax Rate Under the Income Tax Act

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Introduction The Finance Minister in his budget speech of 2015 mentioned that the basic rate of Corporate Tax in India is 30%, which is higher comparatively with other Asian economies. Whereas, the effective rate of tax in India is close to 23% due to higher exemptions given to the companies. Thus, this leads India to […]

Derivative Contracts

Derivative Contracts – New Reporting Values Derived

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The given Guidance Note “GN” highlights on recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure for derivative contracts so as to bring uniformity in their accounting and presentation in the financial statements. This GN covers all derivative contracts that are not covered by an existing notified Accounting Standard; hence, it does not apply to the following: Foreign exchange […]

Advantages of Establishing Small and Medium Size Business in Ras Al Khaimah

Advantages of Establishing Small and Medium Size Business in Ras Al Khaimah

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Aspiring as well as established entrepreneurs and businesses from all over the globe have made a bee-line for United Arab Emirates for several decades now. A highly advantageous region for setting up businesses, all the emirates offer an unmatched scope for diverse industries thanks to the excellent infrastructure and an investor friendly approach. One of […]

Company Restructuring Considering the Tax Aspect of India - Singapore DTAA

Company Restructuring Considering the Tax Aspect of India – Singapore DTAA

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It is rightly said that MNC’s start their International structuring for having international synergies but end it when it comes to the tax perspective. Companies minimise their tax liabilities by shifting international profits to subsidiaries in the low or zero tax regime, and simultaneously shifting high expenses to highly taxed countries. Multinational companies structure their […]