Taxes & Business Laws in Singapore - guidance from the Department for International Trade

Singapore financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted Singapore as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, Singapore’s business laws and taxes, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in Singapore’s market.1

The World Bank ranks Singapore as the easiest place in the world to start, run, and conduct business. This wealthy city-state has excellent infrastructure and an open, trade-driven economy. Singapore has a highly skilled and educated local population, and a large expatriate community. It enjoys a stable pro-business government, a strong rule of law, low corruption, and business and legal practices similar to those of the UK.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in Singapore by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on Singapore includes:

Learn more about doing business in Singapore.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.