Sage EasyPay Year End Seminar and Workshop

It’s the time of the year again – Income Tax Processing and more!

Join us in our Year End Seminar hosted by Sage EasyPay Specialists Arvin Cheah and Leny Januar, accompanied by Income Tax expert Linda Kuah and HR Professional Chow Kwok Wah for the latest updates on Income Tax, Employment Act and Year End Processing.

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Seminar Agenda

Singapore Income Tax Processing Bonus Run & Year End Closing Personal Tax by Linda Kuah Updates to Employment Act in 2019 by Chow Kwok Wah

Singapore Income Tax Processing

  • Latest Income Tax changes in Sage EasyPay
  • Things to take note before processing Income tax and year end initialization
  • Who to process Income tax
  • How to process Singapore Income tax using Sage EasyPay
  • Edit IR8A, IR8S, A8A, A8B forms
  • How to enter CPF refund in IR8S
  • How to generate reports to reconcile Income Tax reports and Payroll reports
  • Generate tax files and how to upload them to IRAS (Income Tax authorities)
  • How to do Income tax amendment if there is errors in submission
  • Income tax submission deadlines.

Bonus Run and Year End Closing

  • Different methods of bonus processing
  • How to process bonus using Sage EasyPay
  • How to generate reports to check bonus
  • How to intialise to a new year for payroll processing
  • How to intiialise leave entitlement for a new year
  • How to initialize medical claims to a new year
  • How to initialize EasyTime to a new year
  • How to do housekeeping of employee records.

Personal Tax by Linda Kuah

Basis of Taxation:
  • Year of Assessment & Basis period
  • Source of employment income
  • Taxation on employment income and benefits – salary, bonuses, allowances and benefits-in-kind
  • Tax exempt benefits
Common Errors in Form IR8A reporting

IRAS’ Tax Audit:
  • When and how it arises
  • Health Check
  • Voluntary Disclosure Program
Updates to Employment Act in 2019 by Chow Kwok Wah
  • Be present to find out how the impending changes of the Employment Act of Singapore will impact your organisation’s HR policies and practices. With effect from 1 April 2019, an additional 430,000 professionals, managers and executives will be covered under the Employment Act when it is amended to remove the S$4,500 salary cap.
  • The proposed changes to raise the salary cap for non-workmen covered under EA Part IV from S$2,500 to S$2,600 will extend protection to half of Singapore’s workforce. In addition, the salary cap for overtime pay for non-workmen will be revised upwards from $2,250 to $2,600 to benefit about 100,000 of the office workers.
  • Under the amendments to the medical leave, any medical practitioner can certify an employee’s entitlement to paid sick leave. And any hospital or medical institution such as community hospitals will be accepted for paid hospitalisation leave.

Hands-On Workshop on EasyPay Income Tax Processing

Exclusive available to only those who have registered for the seminar at a bundled price. It aims to strengthen your understanding of processing employees' income tax using Sage EasyPay and e-submission to IRAS.

  • Things to take note before processing Income tax and year end initialisation
  • How to process Singapore Income tax using Sage EasyPay.
  • Edit IR8A, IR8S, A8A, A8B forms
  • How to enter CPF refund in IR8S
  • How to generate reports to reconcile Income Tax reports and Payroll reports
  • Generate tax files and how to upload them to IRAS (Income Tax authorities)
  • How to do Income tax amendment if there is errors in submission
  • We cover different scenarios that users usually encounter when process income tax eg. Directors that not in the system but you still need to declare director fee for your directors, employee who posted overseas and you need to edit their income. How to rectify common income tax errors. How to do excess CPF refund in IR8S.
  • Process IR21

Seminar Details

Date (select one)
Monday, December 17, 2018 [CLOSED]
Friday, January 18, 2019


9:30am – 5:00pm Registration & Breakfast starts at 9.30am
(Lunch & Afternoon tea will also be provided)


Lifelong Learning Institute Pte Ltd
Lecture Theatre (Level 2, Lift Lobby B)
11 Eunos Road 8
Singapore 408601

Workshop details

Date (select one)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 [FULL]
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Thursday, December 20 2018
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019 [FULL]
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019


9:30am – 3:30pm

Workshop Venue

SHRI Corporation Pte Ltd
Training Room
10 Eunos Road 8
Singapore Post Centre

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Onsite service

Everything you need to process income tax by booking our dedicated consultant:

  • Preparation of income tax information
  • IR8A, IR8S, A8A, A8B processing and editing
  • Reconcile Income Tax and Payroll reports
  • Generate and upload tax files
Consultant fee

Consultant fee (subjected to GST)
Onsite service: $800/booking (@4 hours/booking) Book a Consultant


Arvin Cheah Leny Januar Linda Kuah Chow Kwok Wah

Arvin Cheah

Learning Services Instructor and EasyPay specialist
Sage Software Asia Pte Ltd

Arvin Cheah has been involved in training, and support for more than 6 years for Sage EasyPay and Sage EasyTime.

Academically, she holds a Degree in Computer Science major in Software Development. She joined Sage in year 2012, and ever since she has been involved with training of Sage EasyPay and Sage Easytime product. She was also involved in the support team to support Sage EasyPay users. Since year 2017, she officially moved to Learning Department to become a fulltime Instructor.

Previous to joining Sage, Arvin worked with a software company managing Time Attendance System for 5 years. During her time there she was both a trainer and consultant, conducting training sessions and assisting with software configuration according to business requirement.

Leny Januar

Product Manager
Sage Software Asia Pte Ltd

Being in the information technology and services industry for more than 20 years, Leny Januar has assisted many SMEs in transforming their businesses to power a people centric organization in the digital world with the implementation of effective Human Resource (HR) and Payroll Solutions. Her clients include companies based in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Brunei.

Linda Kuah

TaxPRO Services Pte Ltd

Linda has over 20 years of experience in Singapore personal taxation. She worked for 2 years with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) before she started her career with the Big Four Accounting Firms – Ernst and Young and KPMG.

She has extensive experience in the management of expatriate tax matters for multinational companies and her other areas of expertise include the following:

  • Tax preparation and tax return review
  • Structuring tax efficient remuneration packages
  • Review of tax equalization policy and hypothetical calculations
  • Advice on dual employment arrangement and the Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) Taxpayer Scheme
  • Review and advise tax implications on equity compensation
  • Health Check review / Due diligence / Tax Investigation work
Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the National University of Singapore.

Chow Kwok Wah

SHRI Associate Consultant

Chow Kwok Wah is a seasoned HR professional/trainer with over 40 years of experience, 22 years of which was spent in the transport and logistics industries. Kwok Wah had worked in Senior HR Management positions in other sectors like manufacturing, high technology and financial services, in companies such as Smith Corona Singapore, Honeywell SE Asia and Asia Pacific, including Honeywell’s wholly-owned entity in China, Honeywell (Tianjin) Ltd., and its joint venture with China Petrochemical, Sinopec Honeywell Ltd., and Asia Capital Reinsurance. He specializes in talent acquisition, talent management, succession planning, rewards and benefit management, learning and development and employee and industrial relations in large organizations, especially in the transport and logistics industry.

Kwok Wah is also one of SHRI panel of auditors who handles MOM - Employment Standards Compliance Audit, helping companies to align their employment practices to local statutory regulations and best practices.

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