How to Register a Singapore Company Knowledge is power. Here at the Rikvin Support Centre, we aim to be your one-stop go-to resource for accurate, up-to-date information about Singapore company formation, accounting, taxation, statutory compliance, and other topics relevant to running your business in Singapore.
 
 


Incorporation Guides


How to Register a Singapore Company: An Entrepreneur’s Handbook

Get the facts on incorporating a company in Singapore, one of the best places in the world to do business. Learn about the various incorporation options for foreign individuals, corporate entities, or local residents.

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The Singapore Private Limited Company: A Snap Shot

The Singapore Private Limited Company (“Pte Ltd”) is the most popular type of business entity in Singapore. Learn the salient features of the Private Limited Company through this brief outline.

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Singapore Incorporation Options for Foreign Corporate Entities

Learn about the options for foreign companies seeking to expand to Singapore, including the Singapore Subsidiary Company, Branch Office, and Representative Office

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How to Register a Subsidiary Company in Singapore

A subsidiary company is a private limited company registered in Singapore with a corporate entity as its shareholder. It can be 100% owned by a company (local or foreign) and is considered a distinct legal entity.

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How to Set Up a Branch Office in Singapore

In this guide, you will learn about the setup requirements for a branch office in Singapore, the process and timeline involved, as well as the documents required.

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Relocation & Immigration Guides


Singapore Work Pass Fact Sheet

Singapore welcomes highly qualified global talent to sustain its dynamic talent pool. Skilled individuals may be eligible for a work pass based on their respective educational and professional qualifications.

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Singapore Employment Pass Guide

Learn more about the Employment Pass (EP), the main type of Singapore work visa for foreign professionals, managers, executives, or specialists.

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Permanent Residence – PTS Scheme

Learn how to apply for Singapore Permanent Residence via the Professional, Technical Personnel, and Skilled Workers Scheme, more commonly known as the PTS Scheme.

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Permanent Residence – Global Investor Programme (GIP)

The Global Investor Programme is a route for investors who are interested in investing substantially in Singapore. Learn about the eligibility criteria for the GIP in this guide.

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Tax & Accounting Guides


Singapore Corporate Tax Guide (YA 2013 to YA 2015)

The maximum headline corporate tax rate in Singapore is 17%. However, it has the lowest effective corporate tax rate in the world, when taking into account tax exemption schemes, incentives, and rebates.

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Singapore Tax Exemption Scheme for Startups

Learn about the Start-up Tax Exemption (SUTE) Scheme in Singapore in this illustrative snapshot.

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Singapore Productivity & Innovation Credit Scheme (PIC)

Under the PIC scheme, you can get up to 400% tax savings if you invest in any of the 6 qualifying categories. This guide shows you how.

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Singapore Personal Income Tax

Singapore is one of the most attractive personal tax regimes in the world. Learn about Singapore’s progressive income tax rates in this brief guide.

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Singapore Accounting Services

The Singapore Companies Act requires all companies to record and maintain proper accounts to be laid at the company’s Annual General Meeting. Learn how our accounting specialists can help you.

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Running a Business in Singapore


Annual Filing Requirements

This guide highlights the important information that you need to know to stay in compliance with ongoing statutory requirements in Singapore

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Company Secretary Guide

In accordance with the Singapore Companies Act, you are required to appoint a Company Secretary within six months of incorporating your Singapore company. We can provide your firm with the services of a Company Secretary.

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Virtual Office Services Guide

When registering a Singapore company, a local business address is required. We offer virtual office services in Singapore’s prestigious CBD area.

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