Wealth tax

Singapore economy

DPM Lawrence Wong signals rich may have to pay more taxes

Wong said the government intends to stick with its plan to raise the consumption tax next year to 8% from 7%.
Singapore said to be getting feedback on tax ideas, including conversations around wealth taxes - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore said to be getting feedback on tax ideas, including conversations around wealth taxes

Officials have met with members of Singapore’s business elite and advisers to the rich to gauge their reactions.

Inequality

If wealth is justified, so is a wealth tax

(Dec 13): Economic inequality has moved to the top of the political agenda in many countries, including free-market poster children such as the US and the UK. The issue is mobilising the left and causing headaches on the right, where wealth has long been

Inequality

Wealth tax deserves serious attention

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): Proposals for a broad tax on wealth are not new, but they are receiving renewed attention in the US. Steadily increasing income and wealth inequality has raised social and ethical concerns, even among a subset of the wealthy. This trend
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