IRAS to step up audits and encourage GST compliance
Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been in effect in Singapore for about 20 years. Over the years, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has encouraged the taxpayers to report their tax returns in a correct and timely manner. In case of any errors initially, the option of Voluntary Disclosure Programme was available. Click here to know more.
SKP Investment Chronicle
Demonetisation: Way forward for non-resident Indians
Demonetisation of currency notes of INR 500 and 1000 has turned out to be an excellent step taken by the Modi government to curb black money in the economy. This surgical strike on black money in India, a largely cash-based economy, was a brilliant move to tackle the menace of black money and has taken the nation by surprise. This article advises non-residential Indians on changing old currency notes. Click here to know more.
インドでビジネスを行うには - 概要はFDIと貿易政策、政府のインセンティブ、法人形
The medical device industry in India - September 2016
The government and industry have both been moving towards achieving the goal of providing affordable healthcare services to patients in India. These challenges have been addressed through policy, regulatory and financial reforms along with product and technological innovation. Through the set-up of medical device parks and other initiatives, the government has been providing support to the industry to manufacture quality products in an affordable manner.
Doing Business in India 2016
Nexia Global Insight July 2016
India and Mauritius sign landmark protocol to amend long-standing tax treaty
Mauritius has been a popular jurisdiction for foreign investors investing into India and accounts for almost 35% of foreign direct investment into India. The primary reason for this was the double non-taxation of capital gains income for investments in India routed through Mauritius due to the tax treaty between the two countries signed in 1982. In this article, we discuss how the renegotiated treaty aims to curb tax avoidance and tax evasion on income and capital gains.
SKP Investment Chronicle
Corporate Compliance Insights
Emerging challenges affecting independent directors
Independent directors are directors of incorporated companies who do not have a monetary or material pecuniary relationship with the company. The role of independent directors has evolved with changing regulations to being a sounding board for compliance and a governance watchdog. Amidst debates of whether independent directors are truly independent, it is essential to look at their responsibilities and what is expected from them in the current environment. In this article, we discuss the emerging challenges affecting independent directors.
Nexia Global Insight April 2016
Make in India campaign boosts FDI inflows
A year and a half since its launch, the Make in India campaign has led to some important policy reforms and process improvements, encouraging FDI into the country. In this article, we discuss the Make in India campaign and how doing business in India is changing.