Jasmine Ab Kadir, who was a former temporary tax assistant at IRAS, wnet into the database 238 times in three days to get information on his wife and family members. The offences were carried out between 16 May and 23 May 2016. He was going through a divorce with his wife at the time.Read More »
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SG BANKS WITHDRAW CUSTOMER’S MONEY TO PAY TAX WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION?
I WAS shocked to learn that DBS Bank can transfer funds from account holders to pay outstanding property tax without the customers' authorisation ("Fail to pay tax despite reminder? Bank can step in"; last Thursday). Are other banks in Singapore, including foreign ones, also allowed to do this? This is a wake-up call for Singaporeans, to find out that banks can transfer money from their accounts without authorisation.Read More »