Less well-known facts about personal income tax

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore building along Newton Road.
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore building along Newton Road.PHOTO: ST FILE

In general, a tax relief is a deduction made from your total income to derive the income that attracts tax.

On the other hand, a tax rebate is a straight-up deduction from your actual tax dues.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 24, 2019, with the headline 'Do you know?'. Subscribe