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IR8 TAX FORM

Postby martincymru » Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:56 am

Note:

As an employer, you must prepare Form IR8A and Appendix 8A, Appendix 8B or Form IR8S (where applicable) for all your employees (who are employed in Singapore) by 1st Mar each year. This is required under S68(2) of the Income Tax Act (68KB).

Question: if the Employer does not issue what action can the Employee take?

Would your action be different if the Employer was:-
(a) Sg Govt Agency
(b) Controlled as 51% shareholder by Sg Govt
(c) You are EP holder

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 01 Mar 2013 3:46 pm

If your employer has more than 15 employees, they have to use the online auto-inclusion form IR8A(electronic). While they should give you a copy, it not a requirement but it is poor judgement. When you get your tax form (if you are required to file) the income from the wages will already be included on the form.

Auto-Inclusion Scheme for Employment Income

Employers who have 15 or more employees for the entire year ending 31 Dec 2012 or who have received the "Notice to File Employment Income of Employees Electronically" must submit their employees' income information to IRAS electronically by 1st Mar each year.

IRAS encourages all employers to join the Auto-Inclusion Scheme (AIS) for Employment Income. Under this scheme, employers submit their employees’ income information to IRAS electronically. The employment income information will be shown on the employees’ electronic tax return and automatically included in their income tax assessments. If you participate in the AIS for Employment Income, you do not need to issue Form IR8A to your employees. However you may wish to provide your employees with a separate statement of earnings for their records.

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Postby martincymru » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 3:06 pm

Thanks, I was not aware of this fact which contradicts my initial posting.
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You mean when I go online it will automatically show me the wages? ( I will try later and revert on this ).

Or do you mean I receive a hard copy in the post from IRAS?
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Btw - my Company want to charge me to issue me with my Statement of Earnings ! Unfair but legal. Any view on this?

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Postby martincymru » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 3:56 pm

update; yes, it is automatic online.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 4:16 pm

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