Income taxes are a financial burden to working individuals. It is essential is to recognise that there is a way to lessen this burden by maximising the tax reliefs claimable for each assessment year. From Year of Assessment (YA) 2018, the total amount of personal income tax reliefs which you can be allowed is subjectContinue reading “Avoid paying too much income taxes”
It is the end of September and all contributions are in for the month. MA has reached the 2019 Basic Healthcare Sum (BHS) of $57,200 and the excess from contribution overflowed to SA. OA to SA transfer for the month of September is also completed. SA balance currently stands at $79,778.09.
I started Retirement Sum Topping-Up Scheme (RSTU) or topping up my child’s SA in Sep 2019. Working out the sums, I have seen how small contributions over a long period of time could substantially snowball into a big sum. What if I look further beyond the OA to SA transfer and also do a cashContinue reading “Never too late to compound your SA and save on taxes”
The Central Provident Fund (CPF) is a comprehensive social security savings plan for retirement years. It is a tool whereby one can carry out home financing, healthcare financing and lifelong income with the end goal of a secure retirement. Those who hates it laments about it, while those knows how to work it as aContinue reading “Maximising my CPF returns while I am young”