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  1. International tax proposals must safeguard privacy and integrity

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Much has been written about the G20 attacks on tax havens and the Hong Kong government's recent announcement that it will adopt 'international standards'' of tax ... to international pressure in agreeing to provide greater tax information to high-tax countries, but we must be vigilant in putting in place meaningful safeguards for privacy rights and territorial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677432/international-tax-proposals-must-safeguard-privacy-and-integrity
  2. Banks hit in US war on tax dodgers

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... of the worst global downturn since the second world war. It has strengthened the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which has deployed 800 new agents for overseas assignments amid suspicions that wealthy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701036/banks-hit-us-war-tax-dodgers
  3. Tax refugees help to fuel offshore property boom

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent- almost the same amount they have fallen in neighbouring Provence. Monaco's system of charging no personal taxation seems to ensure the market remains buoyant and prices stable, so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693676/tax-refugees-help-fuel-offshore-property-boom
  4. New powers proposed for tax inspectors

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... for the Legislative Council- would enable the city to adopt the latest international standards for exchange of information on the comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreements, also known as CDTAs. ... laws. Peter Kung, president of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, believed the proposal would benefit Hong Kong in the long run. 'If Hong Kong fails to follow the international standard, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678386/new-powers-proposed-tax-inspectors
  5. Sweeteners for overseas investors

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren The Gibraltar government encourages overseas investment in its property market. It runs a low tax scheme for wealthy foreigners which requires them to buy a home there. Under the Category Two scheme, individuals with at least 2 million Gibr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686103/sweeteners-overseas-investors
  6. New powers proposed for tax inspectors to thwart evasion

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... for the Legislative Council- would enable the city to adopt the latest international standards for exchange of information on the comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreements, also known as CDTAs. The document said the city's inability to adopt the latest international standards had led to 'negative perceptions on the transparency of Hong Kong's tax regime'. The city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678353/new-powers-proposed-tax-inspectors-thwart-evasion
  7. Privacy fears over proposed law

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... international standards for exchange of information on the comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreements, also known as CDTAs. 'Will there be a special mechanism to assess if the requests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679118/privacy-fears-over-proposed-law
  8. OECD leaps to defence of HK's tax system

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has praised Hong Kong's efforts to comply with international standards for the exchange of tax information, saying the city is not a tax haven. 'Hong Kong... has built its position as an international financial centre on the basis of free markets, low tax rates and a transparent tax system. Under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679845/oecd-leaps-defence-hks-tax-system
  9. Plan for tax-haven law prompts privacy fears

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... countries will not agree to sign the double taxation agreement with Hong Kong and we'll eventually become one of the very few not to join international efforts to combat evasion,' Mr Lui ... to change the law to allow the Inland Revenue Department to share information with foreign authorities trying to crack down on tax evasion. The tax law came under the international spotlight when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676591/plan-tax-haven-law-prompts-privacy-fears
  10. Enforcement the key to ending tax havens

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and jurisdictions with international tax standards like the mainland, nor are they on the black and grey lists of dodgy havens. Hong Kong does not have secret banking services like Switzerland. What we do ... is barred from sharing taxpayers' data with another country, many places have refused to sign double-taxation agreements with Hong Kong. This has disadvantaged many taxpayers with tax exposure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675745/enforcement-key-ending-tax-havens

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