Statutory Boards/Bodies and Departments

A) Statutory Boards/Bodies


The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) was established as a result of a merger between the Registry of Companies and Businesses (RCB) and the Public Accountants Board (PAB).

ACRA aims to provide a responsive and forward-looking regulatory environment for companies, businesses and public accountants that is conducive to enterprise and growth in Singapore. The statutory board focuses on business-related issues such as developing the corporate law framework, accounting and corporate governance.

Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority
Tel: (65) 6248 6028
Fax: (65) 6225 1676


The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) is the Government's agent for administering, assessing, collecting and enforcing payment taxes. It also advises the Government and represents Singapore internationally on tax matters.

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
Tel: (65) 6356 8233
Fax: (65) 6351 2131


Tote Board (Singapore Totalisator Board) oversees the efficient and effective operations of its proprietary club, the Singapore Turf Club, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Singapore Pools (Private) Limited. It ensures that horseracing and all forms of betting and gaming operated by the two entities are conducted with honesty and integrity.

The surplus funds generated by the gaming activities are channelled to the Board to fund worthy causes in the areas of arts and culture, education, health, community development, charity and sports to strengthen the nation and foster greater community spirit.

Tote Board
Tel: (65) 6216 8900
Fax: (65) 6216 8992


The Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) is the lead agency in spearheading the development of the accountancy sector in Singapore. The SAC’s Vision is for Singapore to be the Leading Global Accountancy Hub. This will be achieved through developing for Singapore a vibrant accountancy sector that enables the economy to grow, businesses to thrive and talent to flourish. In fulfilling this mission, the SAC seeks to uphold the values of being relevant, insightful, collaborative and advocative.

Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC)
Tel: (65) 6325 0518
Fax: (65) 6226 3386


B) Departments


The Accountant-General’s Department (AGD) supports the Ministry of Finance in advancing the well-being and development of Singapore through delivery of excellent accounting and financial services to the Singapore Public Service.

Accountant-General’s Department

For general enquiries: 
Fax: 6332 7678

For service quality feedback:
Toll-free line: 1800 3377639



Vital aggregates common services within the public sector to leverage economies of scale and improve efficiency and effectiveness. It brings together selected human resource and finance processing activities of government agencies including the payment of salaries and benefits, the processing of staff claims and payments to suppliers, etc. By pooling such functions, Vital brings costs down and achieves greater efficiency within the public sector.

Tel: (65) 6509 1757
Fax : (65) 6221 4540


Singapore Customs is a government agency under the Ministry of Finance. As the lead agency on trade facilitation and revenue enforcement matters, it is responsible for the implementation of customs and trade enforcement measures, including those related to free-trade agreements and strategic goods.

Singapore Customs
Tel: (65) 6355 2000
Fax: (65) 6250 8663

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