Overcoming COVID-19 Together: Further Measures to Help Companies During Extended Circuit Breaker

24 Apr 2020

Ref No.: 240420 (1)

UEN: S97SS0046G

Dear Valued ASPRI Members,

Overcoming COVID-19 Together: Further Measures to Help Companies During Extended Circuit Breaker

FURTHER MEASURES TO HELP COMPANIES DURING EXTENDED CIRCUIT BREAKER

In light of the extension of the Circuit Breaker, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has implemented further measures to help companies during this period.

Employers will be given a Foreign Worker Levy (FWL) rebate of $750 for each S Pass and Work Permit holder employed as of 29 February 2020.

Do note that the FWL rebate will be processed and credited as follow:

1.    Companies with PayNow Corporate accounts must acknowledge by 8 May 2020 to receive the FWL rebate on 29 May 2020; those that acknowledge by 22 May 2020 will receive the FWL rebate on 19 June 2020.
2.    Companies without PayNow Corporate accounts must acknowledge by 22 May 2020 to receive the payment by cheque from 3 July 2020.

You may view the appended Press Release for more details.