Are there any conditions to qualify to these exemptions?

Note: *A qualifying new company must fulfill the following conditions:

  • a) It is incorporated in Singapore;
  • b) It is a tax resident of Singapore for that Year of Assessment;
  • c) It has no more than 20 shareholders throughout the basis period relating to that Year of Assessment;
  • d) All its shareholders are individuals throughout the basis period relating to that Year of Assessment OR start-up companies with corporate shareholders can qualify for the existing Start-Up Tax Exemption Scheme, provided that there is at least one individual shareholder of minimum 10% shareholding.

*A company is resident in Singapore if the control and management of its business is exercised in Singapore.