Learn about Incorporating in Singapore

If you are interested in setting up a business venture in Singapore, start with our comprehensive guides in this section.
Guides about SIngapore incorporation

Incorporating a Company in Singapore


Is Singapore the Right Place to Incorporate Your Business?

Numerous international organizations have consistently ranked Singapore very highly for the ease of doing business. Learn about the key benefits of setting up a Singapore company.

How to Register a New Company in Singapore

Incorporating a Singapore company is fast, easy, and free from unnecessary red-tape. Find out the requirements and procedure to register a private limited company in Singapore.

Opening a Bank Account for Your Singapore Company

A useful guide on opening a corporate bank account in Singapore, the recent regulatory changes that affect bank account opening, and the Customer Due Diligence procedures.

Filing Requirements for Singapore Companies

An essential guide to the basic annual compliance and filing requirements that Singapore private limited companies must file to relevant government bodies.

Singapore Entry Options for a Foreign Company

A comparative overview of the three types of business structures available to foreign companies that wish to open their office in Singapore.

Setting up a Holding Company in Singapore

What is a holding company structure and why is it so popular in Singapore? You will find answers to these and other questions about holding companies in this guide.

Immigrating to Singapore


Quick Guide to Singapore Immigration

This guide covers the most common types of work passes and family passes available to foreigners who wish to live and work in Singapore.

Employment Pass (EP) Immigration Scheme

This article provides an overview of the eligibility requirements, necessary documents, and procedures to obtain an Employment Pass in Singapore.

Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass) Scheme

This guide provides an overview of the requirements and application procedures for obtaining an Entrepreneur Pass visa in Singapore.

ONE Pass Singapore: Immigration Scheme

This guide provides an overview of the qualification requirements, necessary documents, and application procedures for an ONE Pass in Singapore.

Taxes in Singapore


Singapore's Tax System and Types of Taxes

This article is an overview of Singapore’s tax system, current tax rates, and benefits of Singapore’s tax regulations for companies and individuals.

Corporate Tax Regulations in Singapore

This guide covers the issues of corporate tax rate, taxable income, tax exemptions, tax filing requirements, and tax incentives for Singapore companies.

Overview of Singapore's Double Tax Treaties

This article provides guides on Double Tax Agreements concluded between Singapore and particular foreign countries.

Tax on Foreign-Sourced Income in Singapore

Explains the tax treatment of foreign-sourced income in Singapore, such as dividends, interest, rental income, royalties, and other profits from foreign operations.

Audit Exemption for Singapore Companies

Learn about the concept of “small company” that exempts Singapore companies that fulfill certain criteria from the requirement of annual audit.

Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Singapore

This guide describes the requirements and procedure for GST registration in Singapore and provides information about the procedure for filing GST tax returns.

Singapore vs Other Countries


Launching a Startup in India vs Singapore

In this article, we analyzed the key factors which should be evaluated while choosing between Singapore and India for launching a startup.

Singapore vs. Dubai: Where to Incorporate?

This article is a useful guide describing key differences between Singapore and Dubai as places to incorporate a company.

How to Incorporate in Singapore from Japan

This comprehensive guide is tailored for Japanese entrepreneurs, detailing every nuance of company incorporation in Singapore from Japan.

Launching a Startup in the UK vs Singapore

This article is a guide that will help you decide which is the best country for launching your startup: Singapore or the United Kingdom.

Launching a Startup in Australia vs Singapore

In this article, we evaluate and compare the attractiveness of Singapore vs Australia from the perspective of launching a startup.

Launching a Startup in Malaysia vs Singapore

A useful guide describing key factors that should be evaluated while choosing between Singapore and Malaysia for launching new startup.

Business Regulations in Singapore


Introduction to Key Business Laws of Singapore

This is an introductory article that provides an overview of the regulatory framework within which every Singapore company must operate and the basic rules it must follow.

Guide to Singapore Employment Law

This article is a guide to the employment regulations and will give you understanding of how you can comply with labour laws when running a company in Singapore.

Singapore Business Licensing Requirements

In this guide, we will outline the main types of licenses in Singapore and current licensing requirements relevant to various business industries.

PDPA and GDPR Compliance for Singapore Companies

This guide will help you to ensure that your Singapore company is compliant with the Personal Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.

Singapore Contract Regulations

This guide provides a brief overview of the Singapore's Contract Law and explains how its laws and judicial system make the state one of the best places to sign business agreements.

Singapore Trademark Registration Law

A simple and informative guide to trademark registration in Singapore. Also includes information on applying for an international trademark in Singapore under Madrid protocol.

Singapore Business Incentives and Grants


Business Incentives and Assistance Schemes

This is an introductory article that provides an overview of the business assistance schemes and incentives available for startups and SMEs in Singapore.

Market Readiness Assistance Grant

In this guide, we analyzed the MRA grant, an initiative that supports Singapore companies expanding their business into international markets.

Singapore PC&DEI Tax Incentive

PC&DEI Tax Incentive is a government initiative aimed at encouraging companies to engage in new or expanded economic activities in Singapore.

Singapore Enterprise Development Grant

Enterprise Development Grant (EDG) is a Singapore Government incentive that aims to support businesses in their efforts to innovate, transform, and expand beyond Singapore's shores.

Singapore Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)

Productivity Solutions Grant is a government initiative providing funding support for businesses seeking to adopt technology solutions and equipment that enhance productivity and efficiency.

Singapore Startup SG Tech Grant

Startup SG Tech grant is a program under the Startup SG umbrella, which aims to help Singapore-based technology startups develop, test-bed, and commercialize innovative solutions.

Industry Specific Guides

Guides in this section provide a comprehensive introduction to starting industry specific businesses in Singapore, the relevant licensing requirements, and other necessary regulations.
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