S'pore residents employed overseas but working here remotely must now pay tax

As a general rule, people must pay income tax in Singapore when they are working here. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Singapore residents who are employed overseas but are working here remotely must now pay tax after a pandemic-related exemption ended on June 30.

The exemption for such employees came into force last April due to Covid-19 and allowed workers to re-locate temporarily to Singapore, perhaps for family reasons or peace of mind, but without being hit with additional tax.

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