• Singapore Budget Seminar 2017

Singapore Budget Seminar 2017

Date: Friday, 3 March 2017
Time: 9 am to 4.30 pm (registration starts at 8.30 am)
Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Grand Ballroom (Level 6, Main Tower)
333 Orchard Road
Singapore  238867
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  • Seminar Outline
  • Programme

On 20 February 2017, the Finance Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat announced the Singapore Budget 2017.

We are pleased to announce that BDO, in collaboration with the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), will organise Singapore Budget Seminar 2017 on 3 March 2017.

There is much to look forward to amidst Singapore’s continuous efforts in transforming the economy and how businesses can remain on a growth track given the economic headwinds and geopolitical uncertainties.

Join us at the BDO Singapore Budget Seminar 2017 and listen to business leaders, tax advisers and economists on how the Budget measures will impact you and your business. Get involved in our lively panel discussion which includes Ms Chew Mok Lee, Asst Chief Executive of SPRING Singapore, Dr Michael Teng, Asst. Sec-General of SMF, Dr Chua Hak Bin, Senior Economist of Maybank Kim Eng, Mr Ernie Koh, Immediate Past President of Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) and tax advisers from BDO tax advisory team. Take this opportunity to get your questions on the Budget answered during the Q&A session.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected]

Date:   Friday, 3 March 2017

Time:   9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Registration starts at 8:30 am)

Venue: The Grand Ballroom (Level 6, Main Tower), The Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Fees*:  $120 (BDO client, SMF & SIATP Member) / $180 (Public)

CPE:    6 Hours

*Companies can claim tax deductions or a cash payout of total registration fees under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme. For more information, please visit the IRAS website at https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/Schemes/Businesses/Productivity-and-Innovation-Credit-Scheme/.

The organiser reserves the right to change the venue, date and programme due to circumstances outside our control. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis and you will be inform via email (nearer the event date) when your registration is confirmed. Actual time and duration may differ slightly.



8.30 am


9.00 am

Economist's view of the Strategies for Singapore's Future Economy

Presented by Dr Chua Hak Bin, Senior Economist, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd

9.45 am

Impact of 2017 Budget Measures on Businesses and Individuals

Presented by BDO Tax Specialists

10.45 am

Networking Break

11.05 am

Panel Discusion


  • Ms Chew Mok Lee, Assistant Chief Executive, SPRING Singapore
  • Dr Michael Teng, Assistant Secretary General of Singapore Manufacturing Federation 
  • Dr Chua Hak Bin, Senior Economist, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd
  • Mr Ernie Koh, Immediate Past President of Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC)

12.00 pm


1.15 pm

Latest Development on Goods & Services Tax 

Latest Development on Transfer Pricing

Presented by BDO Tax Specialists

2.15 pm

Outlook of Singapore Economy in 2017

Presented by Dr Tan Kee Wee, Economist

3.45 pm

Question & Answer Session

4.00 pm

Networking Break

Note: Actual time and duration may differ slightly.