Updated: 04/20/2013 02:08

Record 95% filing rate for tax season 2013 achieved: IRAS



Record 95% filing rate for tax season 2013 achieved: IRAS

The filing rate for tax season 2013 has hit a record of 95 per cent. 

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore said about 900,000 taxpayers e-filed their returns by 18 April. 

This includes 27,000 taxpayers who filed paper returns and 1.13 million taxpayers who were on the No-Filing Service (NFS) this year. 

Last year, the tax filing rate was 94 per cent. 

IRAS added that more taxpayers will benefit from the Auto-Includion Scheme (AIS). 

Currently there are 1.3 million employees on AIS and IRAS expects the number to go up to 1.4 million by 2015. 

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