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Singapore's low tax rate an incentive for foreigners

Many of us have probably wondered about this - if I could work anywhere in the world, where would I choose?

Of course, there are many factors to consider.

In recent times, Singapore has emerged as a preferred destination among companies as well as foreigners looking to work in Asia.

But beyond the city-state's clean streets and strong job market, the financial incentive of a low tax rate is, for many, one of its biggest pull factors.

As part of our Taxing Times series running across BBC World this week, Mariko Oi reports from Singapore.

Visit the BBC World News Asia Business Report website for more reports from the programme.

  • 11 Jun 2013