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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unpaid property taxes piling up in law firms a risk as Legco delays stamp duty bill, John Tsang claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Patsy Moy, Emily Tsang

    ... risk having to keep an increasing amount in property taxes paid by clients because of a delay in passing legislation to enact a doubling of stamp duty, the financial chief claims. The extra ... it was "undesirable" for law firms to keep a large amount of unpaid tax as there was a risk "some black sheep" could misappropriate it. Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, who runs a law firm, said the biggest ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democratic groups propose arrival tax of up to HK$100 to curb mainland visitors

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:33am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... "I haven't heard of any places in the world that charge an arrival tax," he said, adding that the government should figure out ways to cope with the flood of tourists instead ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Suggestion by democratic groups to charge visitors up to HK$100 is rejected by the tourism trade and labelled ‘brutal’ by one lawmaker ‘Tax them at border ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Backlash against Beijing's white paper 'wholly reasonable', says Chris Patten

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Ada Lee

    ... is surprising that professional bodies … appear to have taken the line that they have publicly," he said. "I can only assume that they haven't had the agreement of their global ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fred Ma calls for widening of tax base

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Fred Ma calls for widening of tax base Hong Kong should consider introducing indirect taxes and importing more workers to cope with the strain caused by an ageing population, the former commerce minister says. It was an "indisputable fact" that economic growth would slow as an elderly population caused government expenses to rise but tax ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... Ordinance in March 2014 to reduce by half the profits tax rate for a captive insurer’s insurance business of offshore risks. • Introduced the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 in April 2014 ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Flea bites and wading in sewage: Xi Jinping's account of working among peasants goes viral

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:33pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... became a haven for Xi but at first he struggled. Xi admitted he was criticised for being wasteful because he fed a dog with a stale bread when the locals did not even know what bread was. He ...

  7. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    No more Chanel or Emilio Pucci for princeling Li Xiaolin at congress meeting, but critics unimpressed

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:57pm by Amy Li

    ... own good to stay low-key now," one wrote. Li's name appeared in a January report on tax havens written by investigative journalists that revealed the secret offshore holdings ... Holdings and Tianwo Development, both set up in the British Virgin Islands, a well-known tax haven, in 2005. The flow of capital into the tax haven is said to have had an impact on the Chinese ...

  8. News - World - POLITICS

    Hillary Clinton writes in memoir that support for war in Iraq was a 'painful mistake'

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:32pm by WASHPOST

    ... writes: "Will I run for president in 2016? The answer is, I haven't decided yet." Clinton also writes about Russian President Vladimir Putin and her role in the "reset" ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibustering lawmakers say fiscal crisis is government bogeyman

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Olga Wong

    ... In the fiscal year from 2011 to 2012, 64 per cent of the profits tax came from fewer than 1 per cent of the city's 94,900 registered companies. During the same period, 82 per cent of salary tax came from the top 200,000 taxpayers, up from 71 per cent in 1997 to 1998, according to government data. The two taxes account for more than a third of the city's revenue. The city's ...

  10. News - World - POLITICS

    Hillary Clinton sounds and acts like she is running for president

    Posted May 18th 2014, 06:26am by MCT

    ... into deficits and "what happens when your only policy prescription is to cut taxes for the wealthy". "I am an optimist, and I believe the time has come for us to begin not only ...




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