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income tax

Postby sunar4e » Thu, 20 Nov 2008 5:40 am

hello all,

my question is: do i have to pay tax on my first 30k in my first year in singapore, or it is tax free?

thanks in advance

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 20 Nov 2008 11:55 am

The short answer is yes. You will be taxed if you earn 30K in the first year. You are only allowed to earn up to 20K without incurring a tax liability.


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