Goods and Services Tax (GST) Seminar - GST Essentials: Applying GST to your business activities 

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Thursday, 21 August 2014

9.00am to 5.00pm

Orchard Hotel
442 Orchard Road
Singapore 238879

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Seminar fees
KPMG Client / Alumni /
SIATP Member

S$396 per participant


S$450 per participant

A discount of 5% will be given for groups of three or more participants from the same organisation

This fee is inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate, seminar materials, lunch and refreshments.

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Registration closes
Tuesday, 14 August 2014


Please download a copy
of our flyer (PDF, 274KB) if you prefer
to register via fax.


Please make cheque payable to KPMG Services Pte. Ltd., 16 Raffles Quay, #22-00 Hong Leong Building, Singapore 048581. KPMG Services Pte. Ltd. will provide a tax invoice upon clearance of your cheque.


Refunds will only be made if written notice is received no later than 14 August 2014. Please inform Ms Shirley Tay of substitution(s) prior to the event date to avoid inconvenience.



Join us in our upcoming seminar to keep abreast with recent changes in GST regulatory requirements and legislation.


Our experienced GST practitioners will share with you technical knowledge and the application of the tax on business transactions. This seminar will utilise case study-based discussions and application exercises covering frequent and complex scenarios faced by businesses to encourage interactive discussions.


 Participants are also provided the opportunity to discuss their practical situations and how they can achieve better GST compliance.

Topics to be covered include:


  • Essential GST principles relating to different types of supplies and eligibility for zero-rating in relation to international services and export of goods.

  • How to determine the difference between a reimbursement and a disbursement, and the resulting GST treatment.

  • With the recent changes in the deeming rules, when and how to deem output tax on gifts of goods and provision of accommodation / office space to staff and business associates.

  • Input tax eligibility and apportionment.

  • Impact of newly legislated changes to the GST legislation and recent changes to Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) e-Tax guides.

    Why you should attend
  • Learn how to apply the correct GST treatment to your business transactions.

  • Be updated with the latest changes to the GST legislation and IRAS e-Tax Guides, and assess whether they are applicable to your business.

  • Gain awareness of planning opportunities available to help manage business cash flow more effectively.

  • Gain knowledge of common errors in GST and take steps to avoid them.


Who should attend
This seminar will be useful to individuals whose roles and duties require them to be conversant with GST accounting and compliance.

Executive directors, director / manager from KPMG in Singapore’s Indirect Tax practice.
Seminar fees qualify as approved expenditure under the Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme. Businesses are hence eligible for a 400 percent tax deduction or a 60 percent cash payout. This is subject to the relevant expenditure caps.

In circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to cancel the event, or make changes to the schedules, venue and speaker(s). Photography, audio, and/or video recording are not permitted during the event unless authorised by KPMG.

Please register now as seats are limited.

KPMG is a Tier 1 Firm in 2014 for Tax Advisory, Transfer Pricing and Transactional Tax – International Tax Review.





Ms Shirley Tay
Telephone: 6213 2639
Facsimile: 6224 1345