Schemes and Initiatives
Published Date: 14 May 2019

Financial Sector Tax Incentive Schemes

Tax incentives are available for financial institutions with plans to establish or expand their operations in Singapore.

Overview

Financial institutions with plans to establish or expand their operations in Singapore may apply for the following MAS tax incentives: 

Incentive recipients have anchored substantive operations in Singapore and contributed meaningfully to the growth of Singapore’s financial centre and the overall economy, as illustrated by the two profiles of incentive recipients which are awarded the FSI Scheme and IBD Scheme.

Interested Applicants

Applicants will have to demonstrate plans to anchor and grow their operations in Singapore. Successful incentive applicants are subject to annual reviews which takes into consideration the following:

  • Headcount growth in key business functions.
  • Growth or expansion in business activities, for example through new product lines, new functions or expansion of geographical market coverage.
  • Economic contributions to other sectors.
  • Incentivised income is commensurate with economic activities performed in Singapore.

If you wish to enquire more on the schemes, please email us at webmaster@mas.gov.sg .