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Package Fees for Secretary Service
|Packages Available||Fee (SGD)|
|Annual Company Secretary Service (Free AGM)||from $700 (W/GST $749) *|
Our Company Secretary Package provides:
- Acting as named Corporate secretary and Corppass administrator by our qualified staff
- Safekeep company common seal, if any
- Maintaining the Minutes and Register Books
- Drafting of standard directors resolutions and minutes (indicated as free below)
- Advice on secretarial/statutory/compliance/accounting/tax matters
- Monitoring and ensuring compliance with relevant legal requirements, particularly under the Companies Act and Income Tax Act. Regular compliance alert via email.
- Preparation of Annual General Meeting minutes
- Submit annual return and XBRL to ACRA when due
* If the total number of directors, shareholders, beneficial owners, registrable controllers and nominator of nominee director are more than 3 persons or entity – a once-off $100 (W/GST $107) per person or entity due diligence review fees will apply
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Package Fee for Routine Secretarial Service
|Packages Available||Fee (SGD)|
|Annual General Meeting (Standard) and annual return submission for Private Limited Company||Free|
|Approval of Director Fees in AGM for Private Limited Company||Free|
|Updating of Directors’ Particulars with ACRA||Free|
Package Fee for Non-Routine Secretarial Service
|Packages Available||Fee (SGD)|
|Approval of Director Fees in EGM||from $200 (W/GST $214)|
|Appointment of first Auditor||S$200 (W/GST $214)|
|Change in Auditor||S$200 (W/GST $214)|
|Attend Meeting by Corporate Secretary or representative (in 3E Office) (Excluding disbursement and Records of minutes)||from $400 (W/GST $428) per hour|
|Attend Meeting by Corporate Secretary or representative (in Client Office) (Excluding disbursement and Records of minutes)||from $700 (W/GST $749) per hour|
|Records of minutes||from $500 (W/GST $535) per hour|
|Out-going for signing of documents / bank resolution by Company Secretary||from $250 (W/GST $267.50) per trip|
|Completion of bank forms by Company Secretary||from $300 (W/GST $321) per account|
|Change in Bank Signatory||from S$100 (W/GST $107)|
|Preparation of resolution for Opening of Bank Account||S$100 (W/GST $107)|
|Preparation of resolution for Closing of Bank Account||from S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Resolution for Declaration of Dividend||S$100 (W/GST $107) for the first shareholder
S$50 (w/GST $53.50) per shareholder for subsequent shareholders
|Change of Business Activities||S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Change in Secretary||S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Change in Where Register Member Kept||S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Change in Registered Address||S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Change in Directorship||S$150 (W/GST $160.50) per individual|
|Change in Beneficial owners, Registrable controllers and Nominator of nominee director||S$100 (W/GST $107) per individual|
|Change in Financial Year End||S$150 (W/GST $160.50)|
|Resolution for Purchase of Property||S$200 (W/GST $214)|
|Share Transfer of Ordinary Shares from/to individual (includes Share Certificate)||from S$200 (W/GST $214) per transfer agreement / transferor / transferee (whichever higher)|
|Share Transfer of Ordinary Shares from/to corporate shareholder (includes Share Certificate)||from S$250 (W/GST $267.50) per transfer agreement / transferor / transferee (whichever higher)|
|Share Transfer of Preference Shares from/to individual (includes Share Certificate)||from S$300 (W/GST $321) per transfer agreement / transferor / transferee (whichever higher)|
|Share Transfer of Preference Shares from/to corporate shareholder (includes Share Certificate)||from S$350 (W/GST $374.50) per transfer agreement / transferor / transferee (whichever higher)|
|Witness for Share Transfer Agreement||from S$50 (W/GST $53.50) per signature|
|Allotment of Ordinary Shares in cash (includes Share Certificate)||from S$200 (W/GST $214) per shareholder|
|Update of paid-up capital (includes Share Certificate)||from S$200 (W/GST $214) per shareholder|
|Change in Company Name and Adoption of Common Seal (Free 1 Company stamp and 1 Common Seal)||S$500 (W/GST $535)|
|Change in Company Name (Free 1 Company stamp)||S$400 (W/GST $428)|
|Change in Memorandum and Article of Association (EGM is required)||from S$500 (W/GST $535)|
|Certified True Copy of documents||S$10 (W/GST $10.70) per page|
|Signing of bank resolutions or other documents (in our office)||from S$100 (W/GST $107)|
|Liaise with auditor for annual statutory audit on secretarial records||S$250 (W/GST $267.50) per visit|
|Purchase of update business profile||S$20 (W/GST $21.40) per copy|
|Purchase of update People profile||S$100 (W/GST $107) per copy|
|Extension of AGM deadline for 2 months||S$500 (W/GST $535)|
|Access to the register book in ACRA||S$50 (W/GST $53.50) per register|
|Registration of alternate address for each officer||S$150 (W/GST $160.50) per officer|
|Add on one company seal inclusive of resolution (companies no longer required by law to have a common seal)||S$100 (W/GST $107)|
***For the Company with more than 10 directors / shareholders, extra charge may apply for the annual secretarial fee ***
***Please note that all the above does NOT including stamping fees ***
When incorporating a company in Singapore, you are required to appoint a company secretary within six months of incorporation in accordance to the Singapore Companies Act. 3E Accounting offers Company Secretary Services and can provide your company with a company secretary. A company secretary must be a Singapore resident who is a Singapore citizen or permanent resident, or holder of Singapore Employment Pass/EntrePass/Dependent Pass.
Responsibilities of a Company Secretary
In addition to monitoring and ensuring compliance with relevant legal requirements, a company secretary also has the following responsibilities:
Co-coordinating the operation of the company’s formal decision making and reporting machinery; formulating meeting agendas with the chairman and /or the chief executive; attending meetings, taking minutes; maintaining minute books; certifying copies of minutes and ensuring that correct procedures are followed.
Originating and obtaining internal and external agreement to all documentation for circulation to shareholders; co-coordinating the administration and attending of meetings, taking minutes and ensuring that correct procedures are followed.
Ensuring that the company complies with its constitution and drafting/incorporating amendments in accordance with correct procedures.
Maintaining Statutory Registers and Books:
Updating ACRA on:
- any changes in the director(s) of a company or particulars relating to director(s)
- changes to a directors name or residential address
- removal from office in accordance with the Singapore Companies Actor the constitution
- disqualification from holding office
- annual return
- change of company name
- adoption, alteration and revocation of constitution
- issue of shares
- any other changes that requires updating with ACRA
Report and Accounts
Coordinating the publication and distribution of the company’s annual report, accounts and interim statement, and the preparation of the directors’ report.
Maintaining the company’s register of members, dealing with transfers and other matters affecting shareholdings and dealing with queries and requests from shareholders.
Communicating with the shareholders (i.e. through circulars), payment of dividends and interest, issuing documentation regarding rights issues and capitalization issues, general shareholder relations and relations with institutional shareholders and their investment protection committees.
Monitoring changes within the register of members to identify an apparent ‘stake-building’ in the company’s shares by potential takeover bidders and making enquiries of members as to beneficial ownership of holdings.
Share and Capital Issues, Transfers and Restructuring
Implementation of changes in the structure of the company’s share and loan capital and devising, implementing and administering directors’ and employees’ share participation schemes.
Acquisitions and Disposals
Participating as a key member of the company team established to implement corporate acquisitions and disposals, protecting the company’s interests by ensuring the effectiveness of all documentation and that due diligence disclosures enable proper commercial evaluation prior to completion of a transaction.
Reviewing developments in corporate governance and advising and assisting the directors with respect to their duties and responsibilities, compliance with their personal obligations under company law and, if applicable, Stock Exchange requirements.
Acting as a channel for communication and information with non-executive directors.
Ensuring the safe custody and proper use of the company seal if provided for in the company constitution.
ACRA Compliance Alert and Reminders
3E will send reminders to you on filing deadlines and compliance matters.