Under the PIC Scheme, businesses enjoy 400% tax deductions/allowances for qualifying expenditure incurred in any of the Six Qualifying Activities from the Years of Assessment (YAs) 2011 to 2018.
For YA 2013 to , eligible businesses can also exercise an irrevocable option to convert qualifying expenditure of up to 0,000 for each YA into cash, at a conversion rate of 60%.
From , the following changes to PIC Cash Payout Scheme will take effect: 1. From , 2-Step Verification or 2FA is required when you access IRAS' e-Services using Sing Pass.
For qualifying expenditure incurred on or after , the cash payout conversion rate will be reduced from 60% to 40%. Businesses may enjoy PIC benefits on the cost incurred to acquire or lease equipment that are in the PIC IT and Automation Equipment List.For equipment that are not in the PIC IT and Automation Equipment List but which automate or mechanise the business processes and enhance productivity, you may apply to IRAS for approval on a case-by-case basis.For qualifying expenditure incurred from YA 2013 to 31 July 2016, the cash payout is 60%.For qualifying expenditure incurred on or after 1 August 2016 to YA 2018, the cash payout conversion rate will be at 40%.
Use this search function to find out whether your equipment qualifies for PIC benefits.400% tax deductions/ allowances on up to 0,000 of spending per year in each of the six qualifying activities.PIC+ Scheme From YAs 2015 to 2018, qualifying businesses can enjoy 400% tax deductions/allowances on up to 0,000 of qualifying expenditure per year in each of the six qualifying activities.