Tag: Budget 2018

The curious timing of the impending GST hike

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will increase by 2 per cent, as he delivered Budget 2018...

All Singaporeans above age of 21 will receive “hongbao” of at least $100: Budget...

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat declared this afternoon that all Singaporeans above the age of 21 will receive an "hongbao" of $300, $200, and...

GST will rise by 2%: Finance Minister confirms at Budget 2018

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that the Goods and Services Tax will increase by 2 per cent, as he delivered Budget 2018, this...

Carbon tax to affect electricity and gas expenses of Singapore households: Budget 2018

The Singapore Government will be imposing a carbon tax from 2019 - a tax that is expected to affect the electricity and gas expenses...

“We must have enough resources” Heng Swee Keat stresses, listing 3 shifts Singapore must...

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlined three major shifts Singapore must contend with in the coming years, as he delivers Budget 2018 this afternoon. First,...

DPM Teo Says What’s Most Important Is to Improve Technology and Workforce

  On Sunday, February 18, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean made a speech that touched on the budget at the yearly spring reception of...

Economists Predict Big Budget Surplus from 2017

Economists are predicting a higher budget surplus than was originally expected for the past financial year, which ends on March 31. They say that...

“You have been robbed, dear Singaporeans” – Budget 2018 forum on VIDEO

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver Budget 2018 tomorrow. Even as political analysts predict that taxes will almost certainly go up this year,...

Indranee Rajah Introduces Budget 2018 in an ‘Otterly’ New Way

Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State of the Ministry of Finance, posted a video on her Facebook account on February 13, in the light...

PM Lee hints that taxes will go up in Budget 2018 through feel-good CNY...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong appears to have hinted that taxes will rise when Budget 2018 is unveiled next week, through a feel-good message...
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