Corporate Tax Planning: Minimising Tax Costs through Tax Efficient Structuring

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04 October 2021, Monday

09.00AM - 05.00PM
60 Cecil Street, ISCA House, Singapore 049709

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Programme Synopsis

This workshop aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the current practices relating to corporate tax planning. Participants will learn the key tax issues and considerations of doing business and investments in Singapore. This workshop will also provide you with the common techniques to minimize tax costs through tax efficient structuring and planning.

Programme Outline

  • Introduction – Singapore tax system: taxability and deductibility rules 
  • Difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion 
  • Taxation aspects of different business entities: sole proprietorship, partnership/limited liability partnership, private limited company, branch, representative office, etc. 
  • Tax factors and considerations in determining your corporate or investment structure 
  • Planning your financing structure 
  • Tax issues and considerations relating to mergers and acquisitions: share deal vs asset deal, tax due diligence, utilization of losses/capital allowances, etc 
  • Common pitfalls to avoid 
  • Questions and answer session

About the Presenter(s)/ Trainer(s)

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Mr Kenny Lim
Fellow CA (Singapore), ATA (Income Tax and GST), MSID, MBA, BAcc

Kenny Lim is the founder and Managing Director of a tax and business consultancy firm. He has more than 24 years of experience in the tax, financial services and investment banking industry. He specializes in corporate/individual income tax and goods & services tax consulting and advisory.

Kenny has a wealth of experience in regional and cross border transactions that encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, tax optimization and value protection, tax efficient financing, tax planning and regional taxation. In addition, he has many years of experience in dealing with the tax authorities in the Asia Pacific region.

Kenny is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Singapore, China and India. He has also lectured at the Tax Management Course for MBA students conducted by the Nanyang Technological University and is currently the Trainer for the Advanced Tax (ATX) module of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Professional Examination and the Facilitator for the Tax Module of the ISCA Pre-Admission Course for the provisional members of ISCA to qualify as full fledged members of ISCA.

Kenny is a Fellow Member of the ISCA, an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He sits on board as Independent Director of a number of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

Kenny holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and a MBA Degree from the National University of Singapore.

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