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  1. Boost for corporate tax-rate merger

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Unified levy supported for domestic and foreign banks The Ministry of Finance has pledged support for the merger of the two-tier corporate tax system for domestic and foreign ... this was the first time the ministry had responded to widespread calls from the domestic business sector urging a unified tax regime. The Economic Daily is an affiliate of the State Council, the mainland ...

  2. Five costly tax mistakes that people make

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Betty Liu

    ... Betty Liu How to keep taxman happy but ensure you don't pay too much with your return Someone told me the other day that taxes and interest rates are the pornography of a good financial newspaper. If that's the case, then brace yourself for a whole lot of sex in the next few paragraphs. Seriously folks, the tax season in Hong Kong is just starting and now is the time ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Tax complaint

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... havens. 'The sheer contempt with which tax dollars have been treated makes it easy to understand why [citizens do not want to contribute],' said Mr Williamson. In other words, ... Claude Adams, Vancouver There are two Canadas: one, the open Canada, where people work, grumble about government waste, and pay their taxes. And two, the hidden Canada, where people work, ...

  7. The middle-class family

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai 'After such hardship, we deserve more' For public relations consultant Anna Lee Sui-wan, the biggest saving in her tax bill next year will come from her unborn child. The baby, due in August, will give her a $40,000 child allowance and reduce her salaries tax by $7,600. But without the baby, the salaries tax cuts announced by Financial Secretary Henry Tang ...

  8. Estate agents say thank you, Darling

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Finance minister's tax plan for wealthy foreign residents lifts uncertainty and is unlikely to hurt high-end property market, writes Richard Warren Britain's finance minister Alistair Darling appears to have done enough to stop an exodus of wealthy foreigners from the country. In his budget last month, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced long-awaited plans to tax ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Let's stamp out this talk about Hong Kong's narrow tax base

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Widening the tax base without an overhaul of the property market will merely impose additional burdens on the city's hard-pressed households Let's stamp out this talk about Hong Kong's narrow tax base Once again talk is going round in government circles that Hong Kong's tax base is too narrow. It offends the official mind that fewer than 1.5 million ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    PwC pushes for tax breaks, relief measures in Hong Kong budget

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by LAUREN HO

    ... Lauren Ho lauren.ho@scmp.com PwC expects a HK$28.7b surplus and calls on John Tsang to provide some relief measures Accountants push for tax breaks A top accounting firm urged the government to offer more tax concessions and relief measures in the budget as it forecast a surplus of up to HK$28.7 billion in the current financial year, thanks to a windfall from land sales. ...




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