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  1. Double taxation deal 'so close', yet so far

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... General to Hong Kong, L.D. Ralte, smiles wryly as he admits the time is up on meeting a target he set when he took up office here three years ago. 'We're so close to the double taxation ... agreements with a sovereign state, but this was changed to economic entities.' The double taxation agreement will allow Indian and Hong Kong businesses to be exempt from paying tax twice ...

  2. HK moves to finalise treaties

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... Mukul Munish Hong Kong is speeding up its efforts to sign double taxation treaties with its trade partners by the end of this year. In addition to the three treaties it has signed so far ... as the regional financial hub and to attract top-class professionals. Ayesha MacPherson, partner-in-charge, tax, Hong Kong, at accounting firm KPMG, says that signing double taxation treaties with trade ...

  3. HK signs two new tax treaties, aiming to boost trade and finance

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong will add France and Austria to the five countries it has full taxation agreements with, on Tuesday. Tax specialists say that the comprehensive double taxation ... investment and talent between Hong Kong and the rest of the world, thereby enhancing Hong Kong's position as an international business and financial centre,' the spokesman said. Double ...

  4. Tax havens offer financial benefits

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The words 'tax haven' are sometimes mistakenly associated with siphoning off funds, hiding money from tax authorities or even stashing away ill-gotten wealth. However, in reality, offshore tax professionals say that using offshore jurisdictions ...

  5. Businesses face taxing issues

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... IIT returns. Under revised taxation policy, companies are required to pay tax for their representative offices on the mainland. 'Representative offices opened by Hong Kong companies have tax liabilities, even though they might have been established solely for liaison purposes. Under the Double Taxation Treaty between Hong Kong and the mainland, companies may apply for tax ...

  6. Tax treaty with France delayed by euro crisis

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Kong. Christine Lagarde, France's Minister for Economy, Industry and Employment, was due to sign a comprehensive double taxation agreement in Hong Kong this afternoon but her trip was put ... is contributing Euro111 billion. Meanwhile, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung today will sign a comprehensive double taxation agreement with Andreas Schieder, State Secretary ...

  7. HK set to sign tax treaty with France next month

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hong Kong and France will sign a taxation accord next month, leaving the city one treaty short of the 12 needed to fulfil international standards and prove it is not a tax haven. The two sides are expected to sign the comprehensive double taxation agreement next month in Paris, French ambassador to China Herve Ladsous said in Hong Kong yesterday. Hong Kong has ...

  8. Agreements lift status

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Tax in its various forms may be one of the inevitable facts of life, but the recent series of double taxation agreements (DTAs) signed by the Hong Kong government could provide companies with a range of attractive benefits. DTAs involve deals between two jurisdictions, and are designed to cut instances of double taxation on the same source of income and lower or eliminate ...

  9. Be proactive in transfer pricing

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... on the potential loss of revenue to governments involving the cross-border transactions involving companies within the same group. Companies operating internationally are discovering that their transfer ... implementation of the policies through internal controls and systems, and risk management through documentation and selective use of advance pricing agreements. These are agreements made in advance ...

  10. HK moves closer to OECD benchmark on tax agreements

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... network of bilateral tax treaties that aims to bring the city in line with international standards. The nine comprehensive double taxation agreements are three short of the 12 needed to satisfy ... overlooked this point, Macpherson said. Since Hong Kong adopts the territorial principle of taxation, which only taxes income sourced locally, and does not tax capital gains or dividends paid ...




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