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Singapore's aged in line for pre-election budget bonus

SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Singapore's elderly are primed to benefit from a generous budget unveiled next week, analysts say, as the government prioritises the needs of a fast-ageing population ahead of a

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Singapore plans to focus on health, infrastructure in Budget 2019

(Jan 23): Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget will focus on infrastructure spending, health care for an aging population, and helping businesses transition to a digital economy.

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Singapore government likely to adopt looser fiscal policy; bumper budget could signal early elections: Fitch Solutions

SINGAPORE (Jan 22): Fitch Solutions Macro Research says it expects the Singapore government to adopt looser fiscal policy for FY19/20 (April-March) in an effort to cushion the economic slowdown due

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Budget 2018 could alter Singapore's favourable tax system & business environment, says TMF Group

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): Singapore is among the least complex countries in the world for financial compliance, according to the second annual Financial Complexity Index 2018 conducted by business and com

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SMEs unfazed by impending GST hike, says DBS

SINGAPORE (Mar 1): The impending GST hike from 7% to 9% in 2021 was a major news point from the recent flurry of Budget-related news.

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What's next after the Budget 2018 buzz?

SINGAPORE (Feb 23): It is that time of the year again.

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Singapore central bank gets a trigger for tightening

(Feb 22): Singapore’s government may have given the central bank a green light to charge ahead with monetary policy tightening this year.

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Singaporeans' BFF just saved them a tax increase: Bloomberg Gadfly

SINGAPORE (Feb 21): Singaporeans have dodged the bullet of higher consumption taxes, at least for the next three years. They should thank their new BFF -- the bond market.

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Home tax increase not a market cooling move, says Iswaran

(Feb 21): Singapore’s tax increase on home purchases exceeding $1 million is aimed at making duties more equitable rather than imposing an additional property curb, said S.

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Singapore is hiking its sales tax, but not until 2021 or later

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Singapore said its sales tax will rise to 9% from 7%, but the change will only come "sometime" between 2021 and 2025, making it likely that the increase would kick in after the

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