Making Sense of Corporate Taxation

Course Date
To be advised

Registration Period:
To be advised

2 days

14 hours

9am to 5pm

Singapore Polytechnic, T1A

Course Introduction

This is a basic course on taxation which is relevant to learners involved in accounting, finance, and in taxation. Corporate Taxation is relevant to all businesses (big or small) as it has an impact on the bottom line of the company which will determine its survival in the relevant industry. Particularly for SMEs and Start-Ups, the staff handling tax matters may very well be doing other accounting work. In big companies, they may have the finance or accounting expertise to do taxation matters.

Most, if not all, Finance courses do not provide adequate focus on corporate taxation which includes a practical understanding of doing up the taxes for their companies. This course provides the knowledge and skills with case studies and practical sessions.

Course Objective

The course aims to equip learners, particularly those involved in finance work, with basic tax knowledge to enable them to work out the provision for current and deferred tax of the company.

Case studies will be included to provide learners a fundamental knowledge on how to compute the corporate income tax of a company.

As most SMEs do not have tax specialists, the accounting staff may apply such skills acquired from the course to their daily work.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

• Describe the concepts of basic corporate tax
• Differentiate how corporate taxes are treated in selected industries such as shipping, oil & gas etc.
• Compute the corporate income tax for a company

Suitable for

Finance Officers, Executives, Managers, Bankers

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants with working knowledge in corporate tax

Minimum Entry Requirement

GCE ‘N’ Levels and above


• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above 
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click herePlease submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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