SINGAPORE: Lim Meng Fatt and Gan Bee Bee, both aged 53, have been convicted by the Court today for tax evasions of Income Tax and Goods & Services Tax (GST), as well as fraudulently de-registering their company Wan Lin Healthcare Centre Pte Ltd (“Wan Lin”) from GST when in fact the company was still liable to be GST-registered. Gan Bee Bee was also convicted of abetting Wan Lin to make a false PIC claim.
For their offences, they were sentenced by the Court to the following:
|Offences||Sentencing for Lim Meng Fatt||Sentencing for Gan Bee Bee|
|Abetted Wan Lin to evade a total of $140,378 in income tax for Year of Assessments (YA) 2015 and 2017||28 weeks’ imprisonment and $421,134 in penalties||3 months’ and 17 weeks’ imprisonment and $421,134in penalties|
|Omitted output tax totalling $84,304 in Wan Lin’s GST F5 returns||6 months’ imprisonment and $252,914 in penalties||6 months’ imprisonment and $252,914 in penalties|
|Evaded GST totalling $163,206 by de-registering Wan Lin from GST in 2016||10 months’ imprisonment and penalty of $489,620||11 months’ imprisonment and penalty of $489,620|
|Abetted Wan Lin to make a false PIC claim totalling $4,050 on 12 Aug 2015||N.A.||3 weeks’ imprisonment and penalty of $12,150|
*Some sentences will run concurrently.
|12 months’ and 16 weeks’ imprisonment and $1,163,668 in penalties||16 months’ and 17 weeks’ imprisonment and $1,175,818 in penalties|