OSH has represented and defended a client who faced tax evasion charges, on conviction of which would have resulted in mandatory imprisonment. Following a holistic and detailed review of the circumstances and matters during the relevant period, the team made
After a long-drawn investigation, OSH secured a settlement of the matter for the client, a large e-commerce logistics and procurement provider, by way of an offer of composition from the Singapore Customs. When the investigation first commenced via a surprise
After a review of a legal opinion provided by OSH, the Comptroller of GST has agreed that certain marketing services provided by a service provider to an overseas manufacturer for the purposes of generating increased sales only directly benefits the manufacturer
An OSH client received a favourable decision from the Comptroller of Income Tax for their interest deduction claims resulting in tax discharged of approximately $3m. The client is a large MNC with substantial investments in Singapore.
Last month, OSH assisted a client in reaching an amicable settlement with the Chief Assessor on the Annual Value (“AV”) to be ascribed to its property that had been let to a multinational technology company for the purposes of property
Recently, OSH advised a client on the deductibility of fees incurred in respect of trade guarantees procured to secure the performance of certain long-term contracts. The Comptroller was initially of the view that as the fees were incurred in respect of
In June 2015, OSH assisted the client in obtaining a tax discharge in excess of S$2.5 million from the Comptroller. The matter concerned the taxability of certain payments received by the client, a REIT, from its unitholders under a trust