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  1. MPF may deliver in the long term- only to fund managers

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the context of Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF). Given the 25-year downward trend that I have described, all citizens who are around the age of 40 stand to see their assets wiped out when it is time to retire. Should the next 25 years turn out to be a 'no-gain, no-loss' trend with regard to the MPF funds then these people stand to receive only 50 per cent of what ...

  2. Discriminate between the facts and spurious claims

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng This year's budget has had its fair share of controversy. First, the proposal to inject HK$6,000 into all MPF accounts was shot down. Then came the idea of a HK$6,000 ... and whether the budget deliberately excluded new mainland immigrants. In fact, the original proposal to inject funds into MPF accounts would have benefited mainland immigrants. But, the cash giveaway ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the government in March 2006, covering an extension until the end of June this year. MPF boost for casual workers Casual workers in the construction and catering industries whose average monthly income ...

  4. Broadening tax base 'not urgent'

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they already had MPF accounts. Tax cuts Changes in the budget mean the number of earners paying the top rate of 16 per cent will fall from 35,000 to 5,000 ...

  5. Missed opportunity to plan for the future

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in tax allowances for people with elderly and child dependants and another HK$6,000 injection into MPF accounts. The reason for not repeating recent tax breaks for salary earners- that it could ...

  6. Tax relief should not be prelude to demand on poor

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Self-employed and MPF I refer to Stephen Gollop's 'Eye on the future' column (Sunday Morning Post, September 4) headlined 'Over the hill and far away- ideas for a happy retirement'. Under the MPF system, a self-employed person aged between 18 and 65 is required by law to enrol in an MPF scheme within 60 days of attaining that status. A self-employed person is required ...

  7. Great expectations

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Provident Fund has been in existence long enough to provide meaningful retirement incomes. Some could be paid into MPF accounts, some set aside to fund annuities. The other deserving group ...



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