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earning extra income - PR?

Postby maahi » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 5:40 pm

Hi All,

I am very new to this forum. Also, i very recently received PR. Now that i have a PR, i am looking for extra income apart from my salary. I see that there are many advertisements about earning from home. I am sure there would be many people want to get extra income. I have two questions here...

1. Were all those internet-based earn from home (like data-entry-operator) are genuine? Is there any genuine organization/company in singapore that enables earning from home in part-time?

2. Any PR holder can do this extra income thing? If so, what are the tax implications? Does he/she has to get the IRAS kind of thing for this extra-income also?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 6:10 pm

As a PR you have to pay taxes on all income earned in Singapore if working for a Singapore employer or if self employed (working from home is self-employment). So the answer it yes. But. Most of the work-from-home income generating things are pure bogus scams and you should stay far away from them as you will only lose money in the end.

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Postby tengku » Mon, 12 Jan 2009 11:13 am

welcome on board. Congratulations !

What kind of part-time job are you looking for ? Tuition ? Fast food restaurant ?

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Postby ksl » Tue, 13 Jan 2009 3:17 pm

I had a girlfriend once who did knitting from home, for a Company that sold the items on, this kind of home, work can be relaxing if it's your hobby, although one should remember, that whatever you are doing, it's really very little pocket money and you could never expect to make a living, imagine 100 people doing this for small money, and the retailer selling them on at 50£ a jumper, large stich and finished in two or 3 days, but you work for it, and many people do knitting in there sleep or watching TV :lol: So you are looking at 30 hrs work for 10£

Like most of the advertised, work from home jobs, are scams, like SMS says, they normally want you to pay up front, and if they don't they will work you to the bone for 24 hrs a day for like 5$, so SMS is quite right stay away from them.

I will be putting an advert in the classifieds, for extrovert outgoing people, that have confidence, because of our future plans, you may wish to visit the classified section for further information.

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Postby youdunsay » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 3:52 am

I have a question. Under the Singapore employment law (or labour law), can we take up another temp job while having a full time job? My leaves are up and so I have to clear, but I've no interest in going for overseas holidays.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 7:10 am

If you are a PR - no problem, if you are on ANY type of employment pass or work permit - NO you cannot work a part time job. End of story.

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Postby youdunsay » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:22 am

](*,) Is there really no other way round? Oh no how should I spend my leaves?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:31 pm

Go to boys town and volunteer to repaint the toilets. Not a joke. Whenever the US Navy comes to town, a whole detachment of Navvies go over to boys town and give the place a good overhaul. This is typical of Yanks. They donate more time to charities than any other country in the world per capita. For that matter, check out http://www.nvpc.org.sg/ or check with your embassy as they often have a list of organizations that need volunteers. Do some good for someone. It'll make you feel good as well.
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Postby calvink » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 10:57 pm

I am wondering since first generation PR need not to be enlisted for army...How would we know that we would be granted first..second..etcs generation...Are we given a choice for this?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 16 Jan 2009 6:52 am

Please tell me you know the difference between 1st generation and 2nd generation.......

because if you don't know, it would appear that you are using false documents to get to Singapore. :?

If the government allows you to come to Singapore and get PR and your parents are not here then you are 1st generation PR. If your parents are/were PR's and you got PR because they were PR's then you are 2nd Generation. :roll:

As I've said before, the entry level has now degenerated so much here that it would seem virtually anybody that can spell a semblance of their name are given the right to come here and be foreign talent? :o Guess it shows just how bad the local gene pool has stagnated!


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