How SRS helps yousave on tax
Open an OCBC Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) account to enjoy tax
savings on the funds you contribute while saving up for a comfortable retirement.
Your SRS account is a great start to securing your dream retirement. Make your SRS funds work even harder by investing them in a wide range of financial products for tax-free retirement gains.
Plan for your retirement with endowment insurance plans that allows you to grow your SRS funds while providing financial protection for death and total and permanent disability (TPD) during the policy term.
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15 or 20-year endowment insurance plan that pays yearly cash payouts after the accumulation period.Find out more
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Multiply your returns and enjoy flexibility to meet your changing life goals. SRS funds can only be used to purchase 5 year prepayment plansFind out more
Over 60 unit trust funds available for purchase with SRS funds.
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With SRS, you can reduce your taxable income by the same amount contributed to your SRS account, with a maximum yearly contribution of S$15,300 for Singaporeans and PRs, and S$35,700 for foreigners.
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Maximum yearly contribution is capped at S$15,300 for Singaporeans and PRs, and S$35,700 for foreigners.
Total tax reliefs (including SRS Contributions) is capped at S$80,000 from Year of Assessment 2018.
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1) How can I contribute to my OCBC SRS Account?
Contributions can be made through either of the following ways:
Cash can only be deposited over the counter at branches.
Write a cheque payable to yourself and drop it into a Quick Cheque Deposit box at any OCBC branch Indicate on the back of the cheque:
Cheques received before 3.30pm on a working day, the funds will be credited to SRS account around 4.00pm on the following working day if the cheque is good for payment.
SRS contribution cannot be done via other banks' internet banking.
Contributions must be made by 30 December of each year in order to be eligible for tax deduction in the same year.
Standing instruction is currently not available.
2) When can I withdraw my SRS funds?
You can withdraw your SRS funds anytime.
If you withdraw from your account at or after the age of 62 (statutory retirement age), only 50% of the withdrawn amount is subject to tax.
However, if you make a withdrawal before the statutory retirement age prevailing at the time of your first contribution, funds withdrawn will be subjected to tax and a 5% penalty.
The penalty applies to all withdrawals except those made under exceptional circumstances:
3) Does my SRS contribution count towards my personal relief?
Contributions to SRS are considered part of your personal reliefs. Total personal reliefs, including SRS contributions, are capped at S$80,000.
4) Can I transfer my SRS Account from other banks to OCBC?
Yes, you can. Visit any of our branches to complete and sign these forms:
The branch will submit these documents for the processing of the transfer.
5) How can I close my OCBC SRS Account?
You may approach any of our branches to complete the Account Closure form.
6) Can I invest with my SRS Contributions?
A wide range of financial instruments are available for your investments. These include stocks, unit trusts, time deposits, annuities, fund management accounts and life insurance policies (single premium and recurrent single premium products only).
However, direct property investments, life insurance policies greater than 3 times the single premium, critical illness, health and long-term care products are not allowed.
7) Can I invest if my SRS Contributions are with another bank?
Yes, you can. Visit any branch to speak to one of our Personal Financial Consultants to find out more.
8) Are there any fees and charges for my OCBC SRS Account?
There will be a S$2 transaction fee for each application or redemption for Singapore Savings Bonds.