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by allanyeowjj
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Question about charging gst...
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Question about charging gst...

hi everyone, i just started a small business as SP, doing ecommerce business but mainly dropshipping. i do not think i will have that much of a million turnover to register for gst. suppose i file my tax with IRAS and is a non registered gst business, do i have to charge tax of my products to custom...
by allanyeowjj
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Acra address and HDB home office scheme??
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Acra address and HDB home office scheme??

Yes but since i register my own business, as a sole proprietor then my residential address is what i am using to register. Although what i need is a registered address i cannot be taking some other address and use it to register for my business right? And if i register using residential, do i have t...
by allanyeowjj
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Acra address and HDB home office scheme??
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Acra address and HDB home office scheme??

If i register with Acra using residential address, does it mean i have to get the home office scheme also? What justifies as a home office? As mine is purely ecommerce business, i see no way my home will become an office
by allanyeowjj
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Acra address and HDB home office scheme??
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Acra address and HDB home office scheme??

Hi all I intend to start my own ecommerce business and am quite confused of the Acra address and hdb home office scheme?? I will register with Acra as a sole proprietor. The link between this 2 is also confusing even if i find the information online so i hope someone here can enlighten me. Question ...
by allanyeowjj
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Hi everyone Sorry that i got to post this again. Is there anyone who knows or who is having the home office scheme with hdb here? As i am in the midst of planning to set up a Ecommerce dropship business as a sole proprietor, i will not hold any inventory, warehouse. If i register my business with AC...
by allanyeowjj
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

oh i mean as a Sole proprietor if i end up having problem paying medisave, then dont even need to talk abt set up a Pte Ltd. Much more completed tax filings and Acra procedures if its Pte Ltd also. I just want to run my own busienss. I would like to add on one more point abt the HDB home office sche...
by allanyeowjj
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

That is if i have the capital to buy/rent a storefront and there is market in singapore to buy in bulk from suppliers.

Who knows i may just end up having problems to pay medisave
by allanyeowjj
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Hi, Would also like to know if its illegal, against the law to set up a sole proprietor account with ACRA first while still under employment with company? Just want to get the business name first and be registered, so i can do all the backend work first like business name reg, business bank account ...
by allanyeowjj
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

thank you so much for the great and comprehensive advice, strong eagle.

Now i can't wait to register my own business name and start my chain of online shops.

Hopefully i don't unknowingly brush against the law with Acra by doing so
by allanyeowjj
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

I am abit confused. Lets not talk abt the entity name on invoice first. I understand that for Acra business name it is the company name stated on the website that matters. But as with most ecommerce biz, what appears in the website is merely a online shop name like Bags for Sales. Does this represen...
by allanyeowjj
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Alright. I called up Acra, connected to SP. Called twice and spoke to Jason, and another lady. Told them about DBA, they didn't know what it is about. But anyway i asked them again, there is no issue with the registered business name as ABC company and have multiple websites with different website n...
by allanyeowjj
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Does the businsss bank account name have to follow the business name registered with Acra ?
by allanyeowjj
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Domain name is just a name, like a product name or a building name. Why do you think ACRA needs to have any solid link established for the SP registration and such names? That would be weird, your domain expires and what, your company seizes to be legal? It is not about the link between business na...
by allanyeowjj
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Hi everyone,

It is more of the option between this 2.
1. Register for one business name and have multiple domains
2. Register a new business name for each domain

Which is a more viable option?
by allanyeowjj
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 4914

Re: Sole Proprietor - ACRA and some questions

Hi everyone I intend to set up my own online ecommerce dropship (supplier deliver to customer) business. Here is what i understand about the MUST do and legal in Singapore, but there are still some questions which i would appreciate if you can help me. I am a Singapore Citizen 1. Register with ACRA...

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