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Singapore is hiking its sales tax, but not until 2021 or later

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Heng Swee Keat speaks during an interview with Reuters in Singapore September 5, 2006. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/Files

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Current Affairs

Mint Sim Wallet Reload Scam

Just a quick note on a wallet scam…

FYI, all wallets are scams. Starbucks. Robinhood. Etc. You load your money and just like the banks, whatever money you leave in there is now THEIR money until you actually use it. 219 more words


Family Day Blog and Other Stuff

Sitting with a sort of relief this morning. It was a decent night last night, I got a bit of sleep finally with the help of an earplug to drown out the old pup who was whine-ing the entire night still. 626 more words


College and Student Debt

Late winter into early spring is the season for college acceptance letters. While I graduated almost two years ago, this time of year reminds me of when I got my first college acceptance letter. 749 more words


Hongbaos and taxes: 8 things you need to know from Budget 2018

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat ended his 2018 Budget speech on a “prosperous” note with the handing out of a one-off SG Bonus to Singaporeans, but he also warned of coming tax hikes that are needed to finance the country’s greater spending in the next decade. 827 more words

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Singapore Budget 2018: Full Recap

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

Opening Statement

3:33pm: Minister Heng Swee Keat starts the budget off by recapping some of the challenges that Singapore will face in the global economy that we live in. 880 more words

Money Matters

Singapore Budget 2018: GST to rise to 9 per cent sometime in 2021-2025

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be raised to 9 per cent from 7 per cent sometime from 2021 to 2025, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday (19 February). 446 more words

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