20 Feb '11, 2pm

Budget goodies unveiled by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam: Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam anno...

Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced on Friday that Singaporeans will receive a total of S$6.6 billion of benefits in the 2011 Singapore Budget. $3.2 billion Grow and Share Package: T he average Singaporean household will receive S$3,500 from this year’s Budget. This will come from the S$3.2 billion to be spent on the “Grow and Share Package” and S$3.4 billion in longer-term Social Investments for households this year. All adult Singaporeans will also receive Growth Dividends to share the fruits of last year’s exceptional economic growth. The majority of Singaporeans – 80% – will get $600 to $800 each. Tax cuts: Singaporeans will receive a personal income tax rebate of 20% for individual resident taxpayers for YA 2011. The rebate will be capped at $2,000. Taxes will be reduced significantly for middle and upper-middle income families. Marginal tax rates will b...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/02/20/budget-goodies-un...

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