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by bcheng74
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Day care in Singapore?
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Re: Day care in Singapore?

Hi, my family is moving from the US, and we have a 2.5 year old. Here she is an excellent all-day (8 am -6 pm) day care as we both work full time. I'm wondering what the situation is in Singapore. Are there similar arrangements - i.e., day care that is for the whole day? Or is day care only for a c...
by cutehobbes
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Taxation Issues for Australian Expats
Replies: 1
Views: 808

Taxation Issues for Australian Expats

This is a question for Australian expats, if any on this forum. I am an Australian citizen looking at moving to Singapore for 3-4 years. I am a bit concerned about the tax offset available for foreign employment income in Australia. According to the ATO, the Singapore employment income should be exe...
by laviusa
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Day care in Singapore?
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Day care in Singapore?

Hi, my family is moving from the US, and we have a 2.5 year old. Here she is an excellent all-day (8 am -6 pm) day care as we both work full time. I'm wondering what the situation is in Singapore. Are there similar arrangements - i.e., day care that is for the whole day? Or is day care only for a co...
by Strong Eagle
Thu, 31 May 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocating to Singapore from US - need advice!
Replies: 4
Views: 1335

Re: Relocating to Singapore from US - need advice!

Hello. We are considering moving to Singapore from the US. I'm excited at the chance of a new adventure but sad to be leaving close family behind. Because of that, I'm wondering what it's like connecting with people in Singapore! I have friends who are expats in other countries, and they seem to ha...
by laviusa
Wed, 30 May 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocating to Singapore from US - need advice!
Replies: 4
Views: 1335

Relocating to Singapore from US - need advice!

Hello. We are considering moving to Singapore from the US. I'm excited at the chance of a new adventure but sad to be leaving close family behind. Because of that, I'm wondering what it's like connecting with people in Singapore! I have friends who are expats in other countries, and they seem to hav...
by DomoArigatoMrRoboto
Sun, 27 May 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Advice on Visit Pass
Replies: 0
Views: 590

Advice on Visit Pass

Hi all, After doing extensive reading on this forum and around the internet I thought it’d be best to present my exact situation in order to get some advice prior to heading to Singapore regarding the amount of days I might get upon entry. I’m a UK citizen, who’s partner is moving to Singapore for t...
by PNGMK
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.
Replies: 4
Views: 1282

Re: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.

An unregistered sole proprietorship is simply one that has not registered with ACRA. There is no reason to do so.
by Strong Eagle
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.
Replies: 4
Views: 1282

Re: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.

Hello, I am a British citizen with permanent residency in Australia where I work. I am due to move to Singapore on a dependent's visa (due to my husband's work) in August. I am hoping to continue to work remotely for the company I work for here in Australia My assumption is that I would need to 'ce...
by PNGMK
Tue, 22 May 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.
Replies: 4
Views: 1282

Re: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.

Yes that's how I would do it. Otherwise you'll end up paying Aussie tax. Income tax in Singapore is straight forward. Between April 15 and the cut off date submit a income statement showing what you've earned. Some minor deductions are allowable. As A DP you need not worry about CPF. You need a bank...
by NatalieF
Tue, 22 May 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.
Replies: 4
Views: 1282

Moving to Singapore on dependent visa. Continue to work remotely for company in Australia.

Hello, I am a British citizen with permanent residency in Australia where I work. I am due to move to Singapore on a dependent's visa (due to my husband's work) in August. I am hoping to continue to work remotely for the company I work for here in Australia My assumption is that I would need to 'cea...
by bcheng74
Sat, 19 May 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocation from Singapore to Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 1692

Re: Relocation from Singapore to Canada

Hello all! Need some help.......i am currently living in Singapore with my husband and three kids, but my husband just got relocated to Canada and i'm a little lost with this....not sure which relocation company to use. Would like to engage a relocation company that has relatively low costs! Thank ...
by Strong Eagle
Sat, 19 May 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocation from Singapore to Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 1692

Re: Relocation from Singapore to Canada

Hello all! Need some help.......i am currently living in Singapore with my husband and three kids, but my husband just got relocated to Canada and i'm a little lost with this....not sure which relocation company to use. Would like to engage a relocation company that has relatively low costs! Thank ...
by phamtieugiao
Tue, 15 May 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR Pending
Replies: 160
Views: 27250

Re: PR Pending

^^^This! Always have a Plan B and the knowledge that it might not be approved. Then go on about your life as per normal. If at some point in the future they should send you a letter saying you have been given an IPA. Then celebrate OR turn it down. But don't let it rule your lives (which is what mo...
by Strong Eagle
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:32 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Swede + Singaporean PR gf
Replies: 8
Views: 1443

Re: Swede + Singaporean PR gf

Hi, I am new here, and joined to ask the following question. I am 36, Swedish and met my girlfriend while she was working in Sweden. She was born in Malaysia but has lived her entire life in Singapore. She has PR in Singapore and recently applied for citizenship. We have no children. She recently h...

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