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Statutory Boards/Bodies and Departments

A) Statutory Boards/Bodies


Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority

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
Website: http://www.acra.gov.sg


Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore

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
Website: http://www.iras.gov.sg


Tote Board

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
Website: http://www.toteboard.gov.sg


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The Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) spearheads the development of the Singapore accountancy sector with the vision of developing Singapore into a leading global accountancy hub. SAC is working to achieve this by deepening the skills of the accountancy talent pool; developing the industry to capture growth opportunities; and creating a hub and exchange by building Singapore into a centre for thought leadership.

Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC)
Tel: (65) 6325 0518
Fax: (65) 6226 3386
Website: http://www.sac.gov.sg


B) Departments


Accountant-General's Department

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: agd_mailbox@agd.gov.sg 
Fax: 6332 7678

For service quality feedback: agd_qsm@agd.gov.sg
Toll-free line: 1800 3377639

Website: http://www.agd.gov.sg



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
Website: http://www.vital.gov.sg


Singapore Customs

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
Website: http://www.customs.gov.sg

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