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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 tips to avoid a heavy toll

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... These will obviously affect their take-home pay and how they negotiate with employers,' said Paul Chow, a tax partner with the international accountancy firm Grant Thornton. Mr Chow highlighted certain ...

  3. Negotiations to end double trouble continue

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... The conclusion of a double taxation arrangement (DTA) between Hong Kong and Macau is long overdue, but negotiations are now under way and both SAR governments are doing what they can ... In the wider context, it will also help the two jurisdictions to attract further international investment. Ms Wong said a situation could easily arise where a Hong Kong-based company provided services ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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,' ...

  8. Danes strike a happy balance

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Labour laws ensure plenty of holidays, but high taxation is part of the deal in world's happiest country, writes Nick Walker Every year since 1973, the European Commission (and its ... long as it is taken between International Workers Day (May 1) and September 30. Employers also have a legal obligation to satisfy parents' school-holiday needs. The Danish Employers ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Experience and skills have their price tag

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Baker

    ... four areas of strongest demand across Hong Kong were: Tax specialists, particularly those with over three years of experience in a Big Four or internationally recognised accounting firm. ... taxation and accounting principles. Audit and compliance roles remain buoyant. Construction and property Experienced professionals across the board are in demand, from architects to engineers ...




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