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  1. Our generous allowances- the ins and outs

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Howard Bilton I read with interest your article on taxation ('Talk to your employer and cut your tax bill', January 31). I was already aware of the accommodation-tax planning but wanted to understand more about the non-Hong Kong-employment clause. I have recently been appointed in a global role with my company, which is a multinational. This was negotiated outside Hong ...

  2. Tax fairness

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In light of the budget deficit, quite a number of organisations have proposed a sales tax for Hong Kong. But a sales tax is regressive in character. It places a relatively heavy burden on the poor, whose consumption as a proportion of income tends to be h ...

  3. Youth intern programme 'is failing to train'

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Job advisers have warned that a government-subsidised internship programme will fail to provide useful work experience to unemployed teenagers. The Youth Work Experience and Training Scheme, which started last year, provides government-subsidised internsh ...

  4. Work experience is crucial

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... little (or none at all). Yet being an intern allows you to see from the inside how an organisation works and what skills you need to get a job done. Internships offer a taste of the kind of work ... Finding work experience while you're a student shows you what awaits you once you enter the workplace. As an intern, you'll probably be given assignments which are fun or challenging, ...

  5. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... overseas. 'We appreciate this unexpected interpretation has caused some double personal taxation issues for some of our overseas staff and is an unwelcome development for those impacted,' ...

  6. A simple system, but know the facts before you move

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos You saw the job, wrote the best application letter of your life and sailed through the interview; with an offer in hand and a future in Macau before you, it is all too tempting to sign on the dotted line. However, according to one Macau tax s ...

  7. Foreign workers offered a way out of tax trouble

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Young tax partner Joseph Fu. Under a plan to be announced by the State Administration of Taxation at a conference in Dongguan today, foreign workers who file returns and settle unpaid personal ...

  8. Aviation work may take off

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Despite the seasonal blip, airline maintenance job prospects remain positive. Even when aircraft are not flying, they still have to be maintained. Moreover, Hong Kong is deemed superior compared with Europe, America and Australia in terms of fees. Oversea ...

  9. Philippine workers' law needs prompt revision

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... straightened out. That is a simple matter. Just as with a Philippine law on double taxation, a line needs to be inserted in the new legislation making it clear that employers in places where insurance ...

  10. Mainland revamps pension schemes

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the China Banking Regulatory Commission, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission and the State Administration of Taxation. Compliance with the thicket ... chosen a different route. In April, the city set up a new pension management firm, Changjiang Pension Insurance, for its 11 local enterprises including Baosteel and Shanghai International Group. ...




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