Statutory Boards/Ministries

Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board
The CPF Board administers the Central Provident Fund, a comprehensive security social security systems that enables working Singaporeans to set aside funds for retirement.

Department of Statistics (DOS)
The Department of Statistics, as the National Statistical Co-ordinator, is responsible for developing and promoting observance of national statistical standards. One of such standards is the Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC), which is used for classifying activities of business entities.

Economic Development Board
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore's position as a global centre for business, innovation and talent.

Enterprise Singapore
As the enterprise development agency, SPRING works with partners to help enterprises in financing, capability and management development, technology and innovation, and access to markets.

Housing Development Board (HDB)
HDB is Singapore's public housing authority, providing quality and affordable housing for Singaporeans.

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)
IRAS is the main tax administrator to the Government. The Authority also advises the Government and represents Singapore internationally on matters relating to taxation.

Insolvency and Public Trustee’s Office (IPTO)
IPTO oversees the administration of individual and corporate insolvencies.

Intellectual Property of Singapore (IPOS)
A statutory board under the Ministry of Law, IPOS aims to help enterprises grow through IP and innovation strategies, developing skills and expertise in these areas.

Ministry of Finance (MOF)
MOF's mission is to create a better Singapore through Finance. It aims to collaborate with industry experts to make Singapore a world-class financial and business hub.

Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
MOM is responsible for the issuance of work permits and employment passes. It also governs manpower issues and is the regulatory authority for employment agencies.

Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)
MTI aims to promote economic growth and create jobs, so as to achieve higher standards of living for all.

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
MAS is the central bank of Singapore and financial regulatory authority.

Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP)
The PEP serves as an internal advocate for businesses within the government to enable a more pro-enterprise environment that facilitates the growth of competitive businesses.

Web Portals

REACH (Reaching everyone for active citizenry @ home)
REACH is the lead agency in facilitating Whole-of-Government efforts to engage and connect with Singapore citizens on national and social issues.

Singapore Government Online
The official Singapore Government website providing the latest policy announcements, information and news on Singapore.

GoBusiness is an online platform to connect business owners to various Government e-services and resources. This includes registering a business, applying for licences and grants, and more.

Unique Entity Number (UEN)
UEN is a multi-agency initiative to develop ONE number that enables entities' convenient interactions with government agencies.

EDB Connections Concierge
The Connections Concierge is an online service that helps new businesses and tech companies connect with EDB's curated network of business partners. The partners provide advice and assistance in areas such as incorporation, banking, office & co-working spaces and recruitment. 

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