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  1. Actress yet to receive tax evasion indictment

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that are crucial as they prepare her defence on tax evasion charges. Liu, who was granted bail last Saturday after being detained for 16 months for tax evasion, has been told by police that she must ... manager of Liu's company, could be made a scapegoat. Mr Xu said Liu Xiaoqing could be cleared of the charges if she could show that she was not the driving force behind the tax evasion. Her ...

  2. UBS case puts HK in US tax dodge spotlight

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... Irene Jay Liu Hong Kong may be doing all it can to avoid accusations of being a tax haven but, judging by the United States' pursuit of clients of Swiss banking giant UBS, it is a popular site for offshore tax evasion schemes. Hong Kong shell companies or bank accounts were involved in more than half the tax evasion cases against American UBS clients made public so far. ...

  3. Tax implication of retirement payments

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a potential UK tax problem. But I noticed a letter from N.B. Bentley (March 7) commenting on your column that says I may not. Can you clarify? Matthew Roberts There is no difference of opinion between ... or retired. They may have presumed that as long as they do not spend more than 90 days per year in Britain, they are not counted as UK tax residents. Gaines-Cooper was one of those and it cost him, ...

  4. Arbitrary tax manipulation may not really be good for business

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland No one likes to pay tax. But somehow the burden doesn't seem quite so onerous if you know that your rival is paying a higher rate. For years that thinking has been crucial in attracting foreign investment into China, and for encouraging the growth of the nation's export industries. Companies backed by foreign investment have long enjoyed paying corporate taxes ...

  5. Wahaha confirms split with France's Danone

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tax officials about a massive tax evasion on his part which involved almost 300 million yuan (HK$337.23 million). Mr Zong admitted to the evasion, but insisted he paid more than 200 million yuan of that in October last year before the investigation opened. No new developments in the tax evasion case have been disclosed. Recently, Danone has faced setbacks with other mainland ...

  6. Mainland flat buyers rush to beat tax

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Sandy Li

    ... property tax, made big-ticket purchases. The average price of a home rose to 8,645 yuan (HK$10,190) per square metre in January, according to a data complied by SouFun, the nation's largest ... taxes on high-end flats starting on January 28 and the State Council released more tightening measures to rein in rising property prices last week. 'The data in January did not reflect ...

  7. More land, more tax may curb prices, experts say

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The government should hold regular land sales and increase stamp duty or profits tax on speculators' gains, property experts say. They were speaking after land sales ... is auctioned if a developer bids enough to trigger a sale. 'It may also tax investors more for the profit they make in speculative activities,' Hui said. ...

  8. Church's HK$180m tax bill for land deal upheld

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... review board decision that the Anglican Church is liable for profits tax on a luxury housing project. The church- the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui and its foundation- had appealed to the court to overturn a HK$180 million tax bill on HK$1.119 billion in profit it made from the luxury development at Deerhill Bay. Mr Justice Anselmo Reyes upheld the board's decision requiring the church ...

  9. Church fights HK$180m tax bill in court

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

    ... Loretta Fong The Anglican Church yesterday appealed in court against an Inland Revenue decision that it must pay HK$180 million in taxes on income generated from a luxury residential ... residential housing with Cheung Kong. He said that, as a result of the redevelopment, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui was required to pay income tax spanning from 1998- the year the flats were sold ...

  10. Firm fights order to cover disputed tax payment

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A property company is seeking a judicial review of an Inland Revenue Department demand that it buy a tax reserve certificate to cover a disputed tax assessment of nearly ... challenge stems from a dispute over its sale of a property in 2005 and an assessment of profit taxes for 2005/06. In its application, it claims the department abused its power by requiring it to buy ...




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