Past Event: Thursday, November 16, 2023

With a number of tax, immigration and CPF changes kicking in this past year, have you examined how these will directly impact your business?
With talent mobility back to pre-COVID levels, is your team prepared to tackle the challenges of assignment planning and the complexities that come with cross-border assignments?
Join us for this full-day seminar, where we will help you to understand the new changes so that you can review your current processes before the year end reporting. We will also help you breakdown common challenges while managing expatriate assignments and share essential planning steps throughout an assignment lifespan.  

During the session, we will invite you to share any issues that you are facing in your business. Our aim is to equip you with knowledge as well as practical solutions and tools to help you navigate the often complex world of global mobility and employment income compliance.


9am – 12pm (with a 30-minute refreshment break)
Local compliance and reporting challenges for employers

  • Changes in 2023 and 2024 for CPF, tax and immigration and how they will impact employers
  • Employers and the different filing requirements
  • Hidden challenges of immigration, tax, payroll and CPF

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 4pm (with a 30-minute refreshment break)
Expatriate assignment structures and compliance lifecycles

  • Considerations for planning an expatriate assignment
  • Expatriate's compliance lifecycle while residing in Singapore
  • Tax equalisation and options to structure expatriate assignments effectively

Certificate of attendance for CPE hours will be issued to those who complete our feedback form at the end of the session.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. All food provided by The Westin will contain no pork or lard.



General public rate: $300

Client or group purchase rate: $240

Spaces are limited, so register your interest now.


Feel free to reach out to if you have any other questions.


Adrian Sham
Partner - Employer Solutions and Private Clients

Adrian is a Partner at Grant Thornton Singapore, heading the firm’s Employer Solutions and Private Clients service line. His multi-faceted international background, given his career in UK and Singapore as well as his US Enrolled Agent background, allows him to offer a more holistic cross-border approach to finding the optimal solution to each client’s unique needs.

Ruiyuan Tan
Associate Director - Employer Solutions & Private Clients

Ruiyuan is an Associate Director with experience in professional services firms and as an in-house advisor providing compliance and advisory services in the areas of individual income tax and employment tax in Singapore.

Justina Hussain
Manager - Employer Solutions & Private Clients

Justina is a Manager specialising in employment income tax and global mobility taxes, including tax advisory projects for international clients. She explored both Corporate and Personal income tax compliance and advisory projects, managing a portfolio of clients from a wide range of industries and assisting with their Singapore compliance matters, including queries from the tax authorities.

Stefanie Leow
Manager - Employer Solutions & Private Clients

Stefanie is a Manager with experience in the areas of individual income tax in Singapore. She spent 3 years with Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) before joining a professional accounting firm as a tax supervisor, and now Grant Thornton, to oversee a portfolio of international mobile employees.

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