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  1. 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
  2. Law ends tax worries for offshore funds in HK

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Legal basis for exemption brings HK in line with rival Singapore but will not encourage more locally domiciled funds A new tax law passed by lawmakers last week has lifted ... tax on profits from transactions made in Hong Kong, had been in the works for two years. Previously, a lack of clear rules regarding the tax liability of unauthorised offshore funds left ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539351/law-ends-tax-worries-offshore-funds-hk
  3. Experts call for bigger tax breaks for funds

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu They say proposed law does not go far enough to attract offshore funds to HK Tax experts are urging the government to widen the scope of the proposed tax exemption law governing offshore funds in a bid to encourage more fund management companies to operate in Hong Kong. PricewaterhouseCoopers Asia Pacific tax leader Florence Yip Kwai-fong said the proposed law change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/514934/experts-call-bigger-tax-breaks-funds
  4. Take fight to the money-launderers

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As long as Hong Kong remains a financial centre and a free port, it will be an attractive place for money-launderers and tax dodgers. Reputation is everything to a city such as ours, so ... are also a weakness. The ease with which companies can be set up and managed and the low tax rate are a draw for criminals as well as legitimate firms. Tax authorities collect less information from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977573/take-fight-money-launderers
  5. Hampered havens help Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Shobha Nihalani

    ... readily available for people and companies to avoid taxes has led to a shift in assets from traditional tax havens such as Gibraltar, the Cayman Islands, or Switzerland to Hong Kong and Singapore, ... or the practice of avoiding taxes through offshore tax havens. OECD countries have signed an agreement to exchange information to counter harmful tax practices. Because Hong Kong is not a member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596787/hampered-havens-help-hong-kong
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama's budget targets tax loopholes of rich

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... but irked liberal allies. Obama said his blueprint for fiscal year 2014 would shield the middle class by closing tax loopholes that help the rich, would grow the economy, cut the deficit, train ... budget that slashes spending, warned that Obama had already made life tough enough on the rich, adding: "We don't need to be raising taxes on the American people." For years, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1211868/obamas-budget-targets-tax-loopholes-rich
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    France's Hollande under pressure to reshuffle government after scandal, poll finds

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 08:35pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... ownership of two firms registered in the Cayman Islands, a Caribbean tax haven. Hollande has said he had no knowledge of his long-term friend’s businesses, while Augier is not suspected of doing ... is rotten and we need a shake-up,” Moscovici said on Europe 1 radio. But fresh allegations on Sunday have again put the spotlight on the scandal. Swiss media said Cahuzac may have falsified a tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1209332/frances-hollande-under-pressure-reshuffle-government-after-scandal-poll
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang calls for support on bill to exchange tax data

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Financial secretary appeals to pan-democrats to pass bill in spite of campaign of non-cooperation John Tsang wants support for bill to exchange tax data Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah appealed for support for a bill he wants passed by 2016 to allow automatic exchanges of tax information with other governments, as pan-democrats threaten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597585/john-tsang-calls-protesting-pan-democrats-support-bill-automatic
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657731/havens-trust-funds
  10. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreign buyers of homes in Paris at a 15-year high amid falling prices

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... said at a briefing in the city. "They haven't been so prevalent in 15 years," Real estate prices in Paris have dropped 3.7 per cent since peaking in the third quarter of 2012, ... "The price trend is making buyers more cautious and investors tend to stay away, discouraged by taxes, falling returns and threats to cap rents." A dearth of homes on the market has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1593975/foreign-buyers-homes-paris-15-year-high-amid-falling-prices

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