09 Nov '11, 9am

GST refund made easy

SINGAPORE: Singapore will launch an electronic GST refund system nationwide, offering tourists a seamless and hassle-free tax refund experience. The Electronic Tourist Refund Scheme (eTRS) is jointly developed, deployed and operated by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and Global Blue, a leading player in international shopping and spending. It offers tourists an easy refund claim process, while increasing efficiency on the retailers' end. Singapore visitor Edwin Van Der Bruggen said: "Everything is loaded up automatically... even small purchases. It's worth it to get the refund because it's convenient." The Singapore government is the first to implement the eTRS that can link up multiple Central Refund Agencies and independent retailers on a common platform to provide foreign travellers with GST refund. Ten other countries will have electronic refund systems withi...

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