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  1. Havens for trust funds

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government's clarification of tax treatment of trusts, New Zealand has also become a popular trust haven, according to Michael Olesnicky, head of law firm Baker & McKenzie's tax practice. ... More countries follow Singapore's lead by giving tax breaks to investors as Hong Kong's rules persuade more people to look overseas Tax exemptions for trusts set up in overseas ...

  2. You can't sentence my client- they haven't convicted him yet

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to appeal against tax assessments or hold over tax payments. Between 1 April 2004 and 16 November 2006, the court heard, he had copied personal data including names, identity card numbers ...

  3. Expats warned to avoid tax dangers

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... popularity as a trust centre and whether it is on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's grey or blacklist of countries designated as tax havens are all factors ... Tax and its implications could not be more important for those looking to set up a trust in an offshore jurisdiction. But it's not just the tax regime that matters. Of equal ...

  4. HSBC drawn into US tax hunt in India

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to catch tax cheats who have stashed money illegally in Asia, or offshore havens worldwide. In February, two of HSBC's American clients, a father and son team of Miami property developers, got ... Naomi Rovnick The United States government has taken steps towards investigating HSBC for potentially enabling tax evasion. The Department of Justice has demanded the bank reveal names ...

  5. Haven for fugitives has new way to evict them

    Posted Feb 04th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver The good news- two bad guys who were wanted for crimes committed elsewhere in Canada have been removed from the streets of Vancouver. The bad news- by police estimates, another 2,498 of their kind remain. One unwelcome aspect of Vanco ...

  6. Japan lags in fight against money-laundering

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... ruling could make Japan a money-laundering haven', questioning the Tokyo District Court ruling that experts say dents claims that Japan is making progress on due diligence compliance. ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Whistle-blower jailed after revealing tax evasion wins biggest ever federal payout US$104m for banker who lifted lid on UBS Bradley Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who went to prison after telling the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) how the bank helped thousands of Americans evade taxes, secured a whistle-blower award of US$104 million, the largest ...

  8. Tony Chan blow in HK$330m tax case

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the top court over HK$330 million in unpaid taxes. The case centres on whether the Commissioner for Inland Revenue was justified in rejecting Chan's request for more time to challenge 25 tax assessments after a provisional one-month limit expired. The claim involves HK$631,784 in property tax and HK$330.24 million in profits tax, which allegedly arose from fung shui services that Chan ...

  9. For the sake of the middle class

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... is an outdated tax that unfairly punishes the middle class, inhibits business and job growth and unnecessarily drives wealth created in Hong Kong overseas to tax havens. It is high time we unshackled ... that scrapping estate duty- currently payable on the death of people leaving assets of more than $7.5 million- will benefit the rich at the expense of the less well-off by increasing their tax burden. ...

  10. Businessman faces tax evasion charges

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A businessman yesterday faced 11 charges in the District Court of evading profits tax. Yu Hin-man, 48, the proprietor of Hin Lee Plastic Silk Screen Printing, a plastic and silk-screen printing firm, denied evading HK$2.6 million in tax by inflating expenditures. The prosecution alleged that Yu overstated purchases from 1994 to 1998. It also said Yu spent about HK$17 ...




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