Singapore (PRWEB) November 23, 2012
The event, which was held at the SBF headquarters in the Tanjong Pagar business district, helped existing Representative Offices (ROs) learn about the next logical step of setting up a permanent establishment in Singapore. It was part of the collaborative efforts by Janus and SBF to position the country as an operational base for foreign companies that want to expand in the South East Asian market.
The participants, from a wide variety of industries and countries, represented ROs nearing the end of their maximum tenure in Singapore. These ROs represented multinational corporations as well as rising SMEs looking to use Singapore as a springboard to further enhance their regional and global presence.
The seminar was presented by three members of the Janus team. Ms. Melody Tan, Accounting & Tax Services Manager, outlined the information that companies need to know regarding Singapore’s tax system and its regulations for accounting and financial reporting.
Mr. David Ten, Client Services Executive, discussed the basics of incorporating in Singapore. In particular, he briefed participants on the process for establishing a permanent presence in the country by upgrading to a Singapore subsidiary or a Singapore branch office.
Janus’ Client and Partner Relations Manager Ms. Sayonnara Ith explained to the participants about the eligibility criteria and procedure for applying for Employment Pass for foreign staff members who might need to relocate to Singapore.
The SBF is the apex business chamber that champions the interests of Singapore business community in trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents more than 18,000 companies; the local and foreign business chambers; and key national and industry associations from key business sectors of the Singapore economy.
“Both Janus and SBF believe that Singapore is the best place to do business in the world. The SBF continues to conduct events and trade missions to various countries around the world. At Janus, we do our part through our services, as well as our portal at GuideMeSingapore.com,” explained Ms. Ith. “Together, we will continue to work together to show companies and entrepreneurs that Singapore is clearly the top choice for businesses focuses on growing in Asia or globally.”
About Janus Corporate Solutions Pte Ltd
Janus Corporate Solutions Pte Ltd is a leading Singapore-based firm that provides comprehensive and cost-effective Singapore company registration, immigration visa, accounting and tax filing services to businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.guidemesingapore.com