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Senior Tax Investigator [Investigation & Forensics Division]

Agency: Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
Job no.: 540111
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Accounting, Audit, Finance, Investigation

Our Mission:
• Act as an agent of the Government and provide service in administering, assessing, collecting and enforcing payment of taxes
• Advise the Government and represent Singapore internationally on matters relating to taxation

Be Transformational

Make your mark.  Create an impact.

You have a probing mind and a sharp sense of justice to tackle tax crimes.

At IRAS, we offer you the space to apply your investigative skills in forensic, data analytics and field work in tandem with IRAS’ transformation journey. You will uncover evidence to prosecute tax evasion and fraud across taxes and schemes administered by IRAS. In addition, you will collaborate with other enforcement agencies.  

The result? A credible tax environment in Singapore, with high compliance which supports nation building.


The main responsibilities include:

- Conducting investigations of suspected violations of Singapore Tax Laws and assist in the prosecution of tax evaders
- Analyzing cases to determine if a tax crime has been committed
- Prepare reports to recommend penal actions to be taken on non-compliant taxpayers
- Act as the complainant to prosecute tax evaders and testify in court as an expert witness
- Arrange for the payment and collection of under-declared taxes and penalties from tax evaders


- Bachelor's degree preferably in Accountancy/ Business Administration/ Finance/ Economics or other Professional qualifications
- Candidates with 3-4 years of experience in tax, audit and/or law enforcement will have added advantage
- Strong analytical skills and attentive to details
- Good writing, communications and negotiation skills
- Able to think out-of-the box
- Resourceful and able to work independently
- Able to question and probe

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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