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Getting your GST Compliance Right

Reinforcing your GST Fundamentals

Expert Speaker Catherine Chiang

$642.00 (including GST)


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An inadequate grasp of GST fundamentals by the staff responsible for GST reporting and compliance could lead to incorrect returns being submitted. This may result in costly penalties. It is therefore important to ensure that all staff responsible for GST reporting at different levels are familiar with the fundamentals to avoid the pitfalls.

The programme is part of the Corporate Practice Series that focuses on GST compliance, and provides a clear understanding on fundamental GST concepts and how to avoid common pitfalls in complying with GST. Participants will also learn about the approaches and the underlying basis for completing their returns. 

What you’ll learn

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of GST, the key issues of GST compliance and how they translate to GST reporting
  • Learn through interactive discussions the key areas of concern, record-keeping requirements and how to correct errors
  • Receive updates with practical example s to help you better grasp the basis and the principles of GST compliance for completing the returns
  • Minimise the possibility of costly penalties by ensuring the correctness of your GST preparations and GST compliance

Programme Outline

1. The Framework

  • Mechanics Of GST
  • Basic GST Concepts
  • Different types of supplies
  • Time, place and value of supply

2. Zero-rated supplies

  • Exports of Goods
  • International Services

3. Exempt supplies

4. Input tax recovery rules

  • Blocked input tax
  • De-minimis rule

5. Deemed supplies

  • Gifts
  • Fringe benefits

6. GST F5 return

  • Record Keeping requirement
  • Correcting mistakes and errors

Expert Speaker

Catherine Chiang is a Senior Consultant (GST) in Consul Biz Consultancy Services. She has previously spent 6 years in the IRAS, handling GST and Income Tax audit and almost 10 years with 2 of the Big Four international accounting firms, specialising in GST compliance and advisory work. During this period, she has accumulated extensive experience in performing GST prudential reviews, GST consultancy, GST compliance, GST audits and GST training for clients. Catherine has a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore. She is an Accredited Tax Advisor (GST) registered with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. Catherine is also an ACTA certified Trainer.

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