The Gateway to ASEAN: Doing Business in Singapore 2014 (Second Edition), which is out now and available as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, will provide readers with an overview of the fundamentals of investing and conducting business in Singapore. The 2014 edition of Dezan Shira & Associates‘ Singapore business guide explains the basics of company establishment, annual compliance, taxation, human resources, payroll, and social insurance in the city-state.
Doing Business in Singapore 2014 covers the following:
1. The Singapore Edge
2. Investing in Singapore and ASEAN
- Options for Investment
- Holding Companies
- Company Establishment
3. Singapore’s Tax Regime
- Taxation in Singapore
- Singapore’s Double Taxation Avoidance (DTA) Network
4. Human Resources and Payroll
- Key Considerations when Hiring Staff
- Payroll and Social Insurance Compliance
As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) approaches economic integration in 2015, Singapore’s role as the de facto financial and commercial capital of Southeast Asia will be unassailable. Having already established its competitive niche as a destination for establishing regional headquarters, branch offices and holding companies in Asia, Singapore’s legal and tax regimes are among the most business-friendly in the world.
Offering foreign investors access to a highly skilled workforce, English-speaking business environment, immense logistics and transportation capacities, and over 70 double taxation avoidance agreements (DTAs), Singapore has firmly established its role as the gateway to ASEAN, China, India, and the whole of emerging Asia for foreign investors.
The content of this guide was compiled by Dezan Shira & Associates staff in Singapore, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to foreign investors in emerging Asia.
The Gateway to ASEAN: Doing Business in Singapore 2014 business guide is out now and available as a complimentary PDF download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore.
Dezan Shira & Associates is a specialist foreign direct investment practice, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to multinationals investing in emerging Asia. Since its establishment in 1992, the firm has grown into one of Asia’s most versatile full-service consultancies with operational offices across China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Vietnam in addition to alliances in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand as well as as well as liaison offices in Italy and the United States.
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