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Tax deductability - Home Office

Postby sierra2469alpha » Fri, 18 Jul 2008 12:14 pm

Hi - I've tried to find the equivalent of a tax ruling on the deductability of portions of the following:

1. Electricity
2. Internet
3. Office equipment (eg. NON company provided printer)
4. Home office furniture/storage

Are these deductable at an individual level? Obviously, there would only be a proportion being claimed.

Any pointers/URLs most appreciated!

Thanks, C & P

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 18 Jul 2008 12:51 pm

What do you mean 'individual' level. They would be deductible in some part if you were running your own business (of any formation) but I think if you are an employee there is no deduction... you may notice that Singapore income tax does not have much in the way of deductions.

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Postby sierra2469alpha » Fri, 18 Jul 2008 1:00 pm

Thanks SE, as I expected. If I were contracting through a Pte Ltd (which I may try and do at some stage) then I imagine such items would be allowable?

Cheers, P

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Re: Tax deductability - Home Office

Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Jul 2008 1:41 am

sierra2469alpha wrote:Hi - I've tried to find the equivalent of a tax ruling on the deductability of portions of the following:

1. Electricity
2. Internet
3. Office equipment (eg. NON company provided printer)
4. Home office furniture/storage

Are these deductable at an individual level? Obviously, there would only be a proportion being claimed.

Any pointers/URLs most appreciated!

Thanks, C & P


All these are tax deductable if you are a sole proprietorship, you don't have to be a Pte Ltd, that i know of.

http://www.acra.gov.sg/

http://www.acra.gov.sg/Services/Busines ... siness.htm

Income tax
http://www.iras.gov.sg/irasHome/page01.aspx?id=1262

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Postby sierra2469alpha » Mon, 28 Jul 2008 9:15 am

Gee you did much better than I did trying to find those links, KSL! Many thanks - owe you yet another one! P


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