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The qualifying period for PIC is now extended to Year of Assessment 2018! Under the new PIC+ scheme, the qualifying expenditure eligible for tax deduction is now increased to $600,000 per year for SMEs! (Budget 2014)


Who is eligible to claim for PIC?

All businesses in Singapore that carry on a trade or business for tax purposes.

Conditions to claim Cash Payout

Businesses that are sole-proprietorships, partnerships, companies (including registered business trusts) that have:

      • incurred expenses in the PIC qualifying activity and are entitled to PIC during that Financial Year;
      • active business operations in Singapore; and
      • at least 3 local employees (Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents with CPF contributions) excluding sole-proprietors, partners under contract for service and shareholders who are directors of the company.

PIC Bonus

The PIC Bonus gives businesses that invest in external training & development a DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR MATCHING CASH BONUS!

It is is given ON TOP OF existing 400% tax deduction and/or 60% cash payout!

Conditions to claim PIC Bonus

      • Minimum expenditure of $5,000 in PIC qualifying activities for each year in which a PIC Bonus was claimed and an overall cap of $15,000 for Year of Assessment 2013 – 2015 combined.
      • Businesses must first make a claim for the 400% tax deduction and/or the PIC cash payout
      • All conditions for PIC cash payout apply to PIC Bonus.

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