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  1. Underground world of wealth and impunity revealed

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their houses through companies registered in offshore tax havens. Can you imagine an ordinary person feeling sufficiently confident to use a servant to block the entry to their home by Buildings ...

  2. Two more cities join Beijing in tax on foreigners

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cities, like Shanghai, Dalian, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, haven't done anything yet.' The central government acknowledged in October local authorities were not ready to implement the tax ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Three months after the mainland was supposed to begin levying a new tax on foreign employees, two more cities are preparing to adopt the controversial ...

  3. Tax on foreign workers in force only in Beijing

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan and Mimi Lau The mainland's controversial new social security tax on foreign workers, which was supposed to take effect across the country on October 15, has come into force only in the capital. But even there, the deadline for registration is still unclear. Provinces and cities across the country that have their own localised versions of tax regulations, ...

  4. Forbidden city

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have seen enough. They ask for a moment's privacy and after a few seconds, announce: 'We're buying'. For 25 million yuan, Jiang is buying into an elite haven ... fears were the taxman and kidnappers, in that order. 'You will never read anything about these people. They want secrecy for security reasons and for tax reasons,' says Zhang. The only ...

  5. Persistence pays off as dentist fills cultural void with groundbreaking small theatre

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a private licence to run a small theatre. Was the application process difficult? As far as I know they haven't issued a private licence for a small theatre since the founding ... it before. First we got approval from the bureaus of tax and industry last September and then from environmental protection, sanitation and the fire department in February. I should say I was able ...

  6. Yuan trade settlement is a huge own goal for Beijing

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of unwanted US dollar reserves. Things haven't worked out as intended. China actually ran a small trade deficit over the first three months of this year, but instead of contracting, ... it much more difficult to claim value-added tax rebates if they accept payment in yuan. Meanwhile, offshore buyers have found that trade finance in yuan is both harder to come by and more ...

  7. Problems at home

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... years of work experience in the west. But they face discrimination from compatriots who haven't been overseas, as well as the difficulty of re-adapting to life in a country where workplace ... for their families. Those haigui who wish to start up hi-tech companies are being offered low-interest loans, tax breaks and places in the entrepreneurial parks being set up across the country. Michael Lee ...

  8. Eye Witness

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... I haven't wanted to see them. I still like going back to Hong Kong. Almost whenever I am travelling, there is always somebody recognising me, which is nice. Hong Kong has done remarkably well since ... successful. We didn't try to introduce a sales tax. We assured a sensible balance between tax and public spending. We developed the infrastructure. If you were a Chinese leader, being advised ...



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