Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia’s Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore’s territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23%.

Capital: Singapore

Currency: Singapore Dollar

Timezone: UTC+8

Corporate tax rate: 17% (Territorial tax system. Only income sourced from or remitted to Singapore is taxed.)

Personal tax rate: 2-22% (Territorial tax system)

Capital gains tax: None

VAT: 7%

Tax residence: 183 days rule. Also for foreigners, 3 years of employment for a Singapore company might create a tax residency in Singapore.

CFC Rules: No

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