Upcoming SME events

Container, Logistics & Transport Business Forum 2017

Date : Nov 9

Time : 9am to 5pm

Venue : Genting Hotel Jurong, Level 1, Genting Ballroom, 2 Town Hall Link

Fees: $140

This forum organised by the Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) will cover topics related to strengthening the industry transportation ecosystem.

These include digitisation, the application of the Internet of Things in logistics, and how to build a collaborative ecosystem to support the transformation of the industry.

Visit the forum's official website at http://cdasalliance.sg/ events/container-logistics-transport-business-forum-2017/ for details and registration.

You can also contact Mr Seth Chen or Mr Benjamin Lee at 6513 3173 or e-mail training@cdasalliance.sg for enquiries.

Briefing on companies' tax obligations for Year of Assessment 2017

Date: Oct 23

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Venue: Nexus Auditorium, 5, Koek Road, #05-07, Cuppage Plaza

Fees: Free for SBF members, $107 for non-members

Representatives from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore will speak to participants about the tax obligations that companies need to observe, and about key Budget 2017 changes that affect companies.

Participants at the briefing organised by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) will also learn how to file corporate income-tax returns electronically. This is in line with last year's Budget announcement that compulsory e-filing of corporate tax returns will be implemented in phases from Year of Assessment 2018. Register on the SBF website at www.sbf.org.sg.

Managing GST Effectively for Businesses

Date: Nov 7

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue : 160, Robinson Road, SBF Centre, #06-01

Fees: $390 for SBF members, $490 for non-members

This workshop is designed to equip participants with the skills to understand and apply GST concepts into their areas of work, as inadequate knowledge of GST has cost many businesses unnecessary penalties when they run afoul of taxation laws.

To register, e-mail institute@sbf.org.sg.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 18, 2017, with the headline 'Upcoming SME events'. Print Edition | Subscribe