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  1. News - World - FINANCE

    Global tax reform plan to crack down on tax avoidance is 'biggest in a century', OECD says

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairns OECD proposals seek to close international loopholes used by companies to avoid tax Global tax reform plan 'biggest in a century' OECD chief Angel Gurria yesterday handed the G20 recommendations on the biggest changes to international tax rules in more than a century in a bid to tackle corporate tax strategies that are costing countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596776/g20-set-back-oecd-plan-tackle-global-tax-avoidance
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong should reform its tax structure to redistribute wealth

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 11:53am by DAVID LUI

    ... David Lui David Lui says to negate rising social discontent, Hong Kong needs to rethink its tax philosophy and include in its budget an explicit equality goal Mind the gap Recently, Juzhong Zhuang, deputy chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, wrote in the Financial Times that Asia needs higher taxes to help its poor to prosper. More than 80 per cent of Asians live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581091/hong-kong-should-reform-its-tax-structure-redistribute-wealth
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Debate on a universal pension highlights need for tax reform

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Pressing need for tax reform A pension scheme that gives everyone HK$3,000 a month sounds too good to resist. But opinion sways as soon as it comes to the big question- who ... challenge goes beyond putting in place a sustainable retirement plan. Another government study has warned that unless there is tax reform, the city's ageing population will eventually dry up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579597/debate-universal-pension-highlights-need-tax-reform
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China's VAT reform to impact developers in cooling market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Langi Chiang

    ... as well as finance and insurance. The deadline for the reform to cover all sectors is the end of next year. Lachlan Wolfers, a tax partner at KPMG China who has been in talks with mainland tax ... construction is completed, sell all projects or hold the assets to rent them out. The authorities have to make sure the tax reform does not become the last straw for developers, already struggling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1597684/chinas-vat-reform-impact-developers-cooling-market
  5. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Japan downgrades economic assessment as Abe promises reform

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... hammers hopes for a quick recovery following Tokyo's April sales tax rise. The monthly report acknowledged spending at home had stalled, throwing into question Tokyo's plans to increase sales taxes again next year. But it added that depressed conditions were due partly to poor weather- Japan was inundated with heavy rainfall and a string of typhoons this summer. "Private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1596376/japan-downgrades-economic-assessment-abe-promises-reform
  6. 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
  7. Comment

    Reform, not monetary stimulus, is China's only choice to revive growth

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:58pm by ANDY XIE

    ... Andy Xie Andy Xie says to revive growth, China must step up market reforms to tap its inherent competitiveness, while shutting out calls from vested interests for more monetary stimulus This way up China's economy continues on a downward trend. The main reason is the lack of significant reforms to implement the decision from the third plenum. Sentiment, both at home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1598799/reform-not-monetary-stimulus-chinas-only-choice-revive-growth
  8. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    State Council issues guidelines to reform shipping industry

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:09am by JING YANG, Ray Chan

    ... Jing Yang and Ray Chan Policy initiative issued by State Council lifts importance of shipping to national strategic level Guidelines aim to drive reforms in struggling industry The State Council yesterday issued a set of guidelines on the development of the maritime and shipping industry in a landmark move that could lead to substantial reforms in the oversupplied and loss-making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1584738/state-council-issues-guidelines-reform-shipping-industry
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong won't benefit from a standstill in electoral reform

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:25am by Bernard Chan

    ... constitution in a national context. And I said that rejecting the proposal would do nothing but delay reform. I also argued that the package, with its element of universal suffrage, really would be an improvement on the current system. Pro-democrats refuse to accept this. They insist that pro-democracy lawmakers should veto this reform, and indeed the next round of consultation. In effect, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1595279/hong-kong-wont-benefit-standstill-electoral-reform
  10. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Tax breaks no longer the best lure for business in Jing-Jin-Ji plan

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Jing-Jin-Ji idea needs 'effective tax plan' The mainland should revamp its traditional way of luring business and investment through favourable taxes for the new, so-called "Jing-Jin-Ji" co-ordination plan seeking to link Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's economies closer, experts say. Tax policy has played a crucial role in spurring growth in the past few decades ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1589015/tax-breaks-no-longer-best-lure-business-jing-jin-ji-plan

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