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  1. Business - Companies

    US firms criticised for tax avoidance

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Majority of large companies using offshore tax havens, new report says US firms criticised for tax avoidance Most Fortune 500 corporations have offshore tax haven ... taxes by using accounting tricks to make profits made in America appear to be generated in offshore tax havens- countries with minimal or no taxes," said Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1527000/us-firms-criticised-tax-avoidance
  2. Comment - Letters

    Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by LETTERS

    ... Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding Homes should be built and owned solely for people to live in and not as a means of making money, at least until ... social initiatives. The property inheritance tax abolished in 2006 under Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration should be brought back; perhaps at 25 per cent- in line with most developed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1594903/change-way-property-taxed-ease-supply-and-prevent-hoarding
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - TENDER

    MTR Corp's Tai Wai tender sweetened with cut in land tax

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu MTR's Tai Wai tender sweetened with land tax cut MTR Corp yesterday released the tender terms for the Tai Wai Station residential project as the land premium was cut to a level 18 per cent lower than two years ago in a bid to woo developers. Under the revised terms, sources said the Land Department cut the land tax to HK$10.36 billion, or HK$3,832 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1594185/mtr-corps-tai-wai-tender-sweetened-cut-land-tax
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rising US income inequality hits state tax revenue and threatens budgets

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Richest 1 per cent are thriving, but they often shield much of their income from taxes Rising US wealth gap hits state revenue Income inequality is taking a toll on US state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593297/rising-us-income-inequality-hits-state-tax-revenue-and-threatens-budgets
  5. Tax law change eyed to lure Islamic funds

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Maria Chan and Enoch Yiu In a bid to attract Muslim investors, Hong Kong is considering modifying its tax laws and has applied to join an Islamic financial standards organisation, ... the government was looking at whether tax laws needed to be modified. Islamic religious law, called Shariah, bans interest income but does allow profit sharing. Thus, many Islamic investments, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/623075/tax-law-change-eyed-lure-islamic-funds
  6. Beijing increases tax on foreign firms to 18pc

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Rise adds to costs also driven higher by new labour law Foreign companies in mainland coastal regions will greet the new year with a three percentage point rise in income tax to 18 per cent- an unexpectedly high increase that will deal yet another blow to tens of thousands of manufacturers. As a core part of a sweeping overhaul of the mainland's tax regime, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621237/beijing-increases-tax-foreign-firms-18pc
  7. Vigilance the key as hot money flows into HK

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to meet concerns about the city being used as a tax haven. The flood of money into the property market shows Hong Kong cannot afford to relax its vigilance. ... as gang members among more than 1,500 arrests. With its free markets, low tax and tax-free investment gains, our city is a potential magnet to money launderers and tax evaders. Financial centres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695065/vigilance-key-hot-money-flows-hk
  8. Mainland businesses welcome new tax law

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... local officials, worried that their regions might lose their appeal to many foreign investors. The bill seeks to unify the rate of income tax paid by foreign and domestic firms at 25 per cent. If passed, it will end a decades-old practice aimed at attracting foreign investment that makes domestic firms pay 33 per cent income tax while their foreign counterparts are subject to an average 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584357/mainland-businesses-welcome-new-tax-law
  9. Carbon tax the way to blue skies and financial stability

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The purpose of taxes in Hong Kong is to collect revenue for public spending on the various needs of society. The purpose of taxes in other developed countries sometimes goes beyond mere public revenue to act as a financial tool to drive certain changes. For instance, a tax on plastic bags in certain European nations aims to cut the excessive use of these bags, to reduce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576674/carbon-tax-way-blue-skies-and-financial-stability
  10. Must we pay taxes to be responsible citizens?

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... Tony Latter Tucked away in paragraph 46 of the government's recent consultation paper on a goods and services tax was a rather sinister passage, arguing that the paying of taxes ... don't pay taxes include pensioners, people who sweep streets or clean toilets, and those who serve as humble clerks in business empires. I know of no shred of evidence that such people are any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559773/must-we-pay-taxes-be-responsible-citizens

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