SGBudget2019: From April 1, travellers buying duty-free alcohol will be allowed to buy only two litres of liquor products, down from the current three litres
SINGAPORE — Those travelling abroad may have to pay more Goods and Services Tax (GST) for their purchases overseas on their return, and they will enjoy duty-free concession on a lower amount of liquor products, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 18).
Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past
SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.
Budget 2019: Top-ups for students, GST Vouchers part of S$1.1b Bicentennial Bonus
Singapore Budget 2019: Singapore to tighten GST import relief, alcohol duty-free concessionSINGAPORE will tighten the goods and services (GST) import relief and the alcohol duty-free concession for travellers, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in Parliament on Monday. Read more at The Business Times.
Budget 2019: Total infrastructure bill to rise as S’pore fights climate change and rising sea levels
Singapore Budget 2019: The destitute on Public Assistance scheme to receive higher sum each monthSINGAPORE - Destitute Singaporeans who are on the ComCare Long-Term Assistance Scheme, also known as the Public Assistance scheme (PA), can look forward to a higher monthly cash sum.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Budget 2019: More support for lower-wage, older workers; enhanced CHAS subsidies at GPsIn his Budget speech, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced ways the Government will increase support in areas like workers’ income, ... 'On top of that, the Government will be setting aside another S$3.1 billion, on top of the S$2 billion earmarked last year to support financial protection for the long-term care of Singaporeans.'
Singapore Budget 2019: 50% personal income tax rebate capped at S$200THE Singapore government will provide a 50 per cent personal income tax rebate that is capped at S$200, for the year of assessment 2019, said Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Monday. Read more at The Business Times. He is getting not shy........the type of amount want me to thank him
Singapore Budget 2019: S$200m for Bicentennial Community Fund, S$1.1b for Bicentennial BonusSINGAPORE will set aside S$200 million for a Bicentennial Community Fund, and introduce a S$1.1 billion Bicentennial Bonus, in the spirit of giving back to society as the Lion City commemorates the Singapore Bicentennial. Read more at The Business Times.
Singapore Budget 2019: A pleasant surprise for the Merdeka GenerationSINGAPORE - The Merdeka Generation (MG) package for Singaporeans born in the 1950s has turned out to be more generous than anticipated.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore Budget 2019: $6.1b for Merdeka Generation package includes Medisave top-ups, higher Chas subsidiesA total of $6.1 billion will be set aside under the Merdeka Generation Package, the bulk of which will go towards easing the burden of healthcare costs for nearly 500,000 Singaporeans.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Budget 2019: Merdeka Generation Package worth S$8b to include subsidies for outpatient careWATCH: Details of the Merdeka Generation Package announced in SGBudget2019, including a MediSave top-up