Fewer taxpayers made it to the millionaires' club in the last fiscal year, but their contribution overall to the Government's coffers was higher because of changes to the personal income tax structure, economists say.
The number of individuals earning assessable income above $1 million dropped about 5 per cent to 5,239 for the year ended March 31, compared with a 6.9 per cent increase to 5,524 in the previous fiscal year, according to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras).
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