$85 Million in Jobs Support Scheme and Jobs Growth Incentive Payouts for March 2021 Withheld from 2,600 Employers

$85 Million in Jobs Support Scheme and Jobs Growth Incentive Payouts for March 2021 Withheld from 2,600 Employers

从2600名雇主那里扣发了8500万新元的就业支持计划和2021年3月的就业增长激励奖金

31 May 2021
2021年5月31日

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) takes a serious view of employers who attempt to abuse the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) and Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI). For the March 2021 JSS and JGI payouts, IRAS has withheld $85 million from 2,600 employers for further checks.
新加坡税务局(IRAS)对那些试图滥用就业支持计划(JSS)和就业增长激励计划(JGI)的雇主持严肃态度。对于2021年3月的JSS和JGI支出,IRAS已经从2600名雇主那里扣留了8500万新元用于进一步检查。

$85 Million in JSS and JGI Payouts Withheld from Employers for Review
从雇主处扣留8500万新元的JSS和JGI支出,以供审查

As part of IRAS’ anti-gaming efforts to ensure that JSS and JGI payouts are fairly and correctly disbursed, about $52 million in JSS payouts and $33 million in JGI payouts for March 2021 were withheld from 2,600 employers, pending their submission of supporting documents to IRAS to substantiate their eligibility. These 2,600 employers make up about 2% of all qualifying employers for the JSS and JGI payouts. Employers will receive their JSS and JGI payouts once IRAS has verified the authenticity and accuracy of the information submitted. Their payouts would be adjusted or denied if issues are found during the review.
作为IRAS反游戏努力的一部分,以确保JSS和JGI支付是公平和正确的,2600名雇主约5200万新元的JSS支付和3300万新元的JGI支付2021年3月被扣留了,等待他们提交证明文件,以证明他们的资格。这2600名雇主约占所有符合JSS和JGI支付条件雇主的2%。一旦IRAS验证了所提交信息的真实性和准确性,雇主将收到JSS和JGI支付。如果在审查期间发现问题,他们的支出将被调整或拒绝。

$32 Million Denied to 1,300 Employers from March 2021 Payout After Review
从2021年3月起,1300名雇主在审查后拒绝支付3200万新元

As of late May 2021, IRAS has concluded the review of over 800 JSS and close to 1,100 JGI payouts from the March 2021 tranche, with about $16 million in payouts denied for each scheme. This corresponds to over 500 and 800 employers who have had their March 2021 payouts denied for JSS and JGI respectively.
截至2021年5月下旬,IRAS已经完成了对超过800份JSS和近1100份2021年3月部分的JGI支付的审查,每项计划约有1600万新元的支付被拒绝。这相当于超过500和800名雇主,他们分别在2021年3月拒绝了JSS和JGI的支付。

In total, the amount of JSS payouts denied since inception is about $44 million.
总的来说,JSS自成立以来拒绝支付的金额约为4400万新元。

10 JSS Cases Under Investigation by the Police
警方正在调查的10起JSS案件

In the course of IRAS’ review, IRAS has come across varied cases of suspected abuse. Examples include employers making CPF contributions for non-genuine employees, inflating CPF contributions for employees without actual wage increases, and maintaining CPF contributions for employees on wage cuts. IRAS has adjusted the payments for employers who readily corrected their erroneous employees’ CPF contributions. Some employers had chosen not to respond to IRAS’ requests for clarifications, thus forgoing their payouts. A small group of employers had provided what appeared to be fabricated documents in an attempt to substantiate their eligibility for the scheme. Egregious cases of suspected abuse would be referred to the Police for further investigations.
在IRAS的审查过程中,IRAS遇到了各种涉嫌滥用的案件。例如,雇主为非真正雇员提供公积金供款,在没有实际加薪的情况下为雇员夸大公积金供款,以及在工资削减时为雇员维持公积金供款。IRAS已经调整了雇主的付款,这些雇主很容易纠正他们错误的雇员的公积金缴款。一些雇主选择不回应新加坡税务局的澄清要求,因此放弃了支付。一小部分雇主提供了看似捏造的文件,试图证明他们有资格参加该计划。涉嫌滥用的恶劣案件将移交警方进一步调查。

IRAS has since referred 10 cases to the Police for JSS, and the Police are looking into the matter. None have been identified and referred to the Police for JGI thus far.
IRAS已经向警方提交了10起JSS案件,警方正在调查此事。到目前为止,还没有人被确认并向警方移交JGI。

Measures to Curb JSS and JGI Abuse
遏制JSS和JGI滥用的措施

IRAS has a robust anti-gaming framework that harnesses data analytics and risk profiling to identify risks and prevent abuse. A dedicated team has also been established to review the accuracy of CPF amounts for genuine employees based on actual wages paid. IRAS will continue to review employers’ eligibility for subsequent JSS and JGI payouts.
IRAS有一个强大的反游戏框架,利用数据分析和风险分析来识别风险和防止滥用。还成立了一个专门小组,根据实际支付的工资,审查真正雇员的公积金数额的准确性。IRAS将继续审查雇主是否有资格获得后续JSS和JGI支付。

There are severe penalties for any attempt to abuse the schemes. Other than having their payouts denied, the employers may be liable for the offence of cheating under Section 420 of the Penal Code, which carries an imprisonment term of up to 10 years and a fine.
任何滥用计划的企图都会受到严厉的惩罚。根据《刑法》第420条的规定,雇主除被拒绝支付工资外,还可能被判欺诈罪,最高可判处10年监禁和罚款。

Reporting of Malpractices
渎职报告

IRAS has received around 500 reports from whistle blowers on employers who were suspected to have abused the JSS and JGI schemes. Each report is assessed thoroughly. Several have provided useful leads for us to follow up on. IRAS thanks those who have come forward to provide information as this complements IRAS’ efforts to ensure that public monies are fairly and properly used to support only those who are eligible. Businesses or individuals who wish to report any malpractices or potential abuses may do so via email to jssreport@iras.gov.sg or jgireport@iras.gov.sg, or online at go.gov.sg/jssreport or go.gov.sg/jgireport for both the JSS and JGI respectively.
IRAS已经收到了大约500份来自举报者的报告,举报那些涉嫌滥用JSS和JGI计划的雇主。每一份报告都经过全面评估。有几个为我们提供了有用的线索。伊朗共和国感谢那些站出来提供信息的人,因为这补充了伊朗共和国的努力,以确保公款被公平和适当地用于支持那些有资格的人。企业或个人如欲举报任何不当行为或潜在的侵权行为,可通过电子邮件向jssreport@iras.gov.sg 或者jgireport@iras.gov.sg,或分别在线访问go.gov.sg/jssreport或go.gov.sg/jgireport获取JSS和JGI。

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
新加坡税务局

 

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