i don't know enough on the whole tax shebang, but as i'll be working (as part of my post-grad training) in singapore next year, i may have to be chummier with H&RB...
meanwhile, you may find this useful:
http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ft ... f9c578467e
that $250k figure was an average, so there's a bunch of factors affecting your wife during her time in a public hospital.
if you guys are here for the dough, it may be best to work with a view towards establishing a private practice.
you should know how it's like; 95% of doctors in singapore are unethical money grabbing b@stards!
i didn't willingly choose to be a doctor, so i don't count myself in that field. i don't like the work nor the hours.
in an ideal world, i should be at my CPW apartment attached to my tivo. all day, everyday.
or riding motorcycles. that works too... oh yeaaah...