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Singapore

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Overview

Currency

(SGD) Singapore Dollar

WORKING HOURS

40-44 hours / week

PUBLIC/BANK HOLIDAYS

11 days per year

CAPITAL

Singapore

LANGUAGE

Malay, English Mandarin, Tamil

REMOTE WORKERS

1.2 million

MINIMUM HOURLY SALARY

No minimum wage

TAX YEAR

1st Jan - 31st Dec

DATE FORMAT

DD / MM / YYYY

MISCLASSIFICATION PENALTIES

Fines of up to SGD 60,000 and 6-12 months of prison time, plus back payment of employee's entitlements

FUN FACT

Singapore is the least corrupt city in Asia, and the fifth least corrupt in the world.