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  1. Americans in HK rush to beat this week's tax deadline

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra Americans living in Hong Kong are rushing to ensure their tax affairs are in order ahead of Thursday's deadline for them to voluntarily disclose unreported income in offshore accounts. The US government is casting its shadow across the Pacific and stepping up efforts to catch tax cheats and expand overseas enforcement. Kurt Rademacher, a Hong Kong-based partner ...

  2. Now overcapacity is the source of all economic evil

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... capacity. Local turf wars make the problem worse. Officials anxious to protect local government value-added tax revenues resist industry consolidation, keeping inefficient companies in business ...

  3. 'Tiger tamer' Yang to play in HK Open

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The first Asian to win a major, South Korean Yang Yong-eun, was unveiled yesterday as the star turn at the US$2.5 million UBS Hong Kong Open next month- the fifth and final year the Swiss banking giant will be title sponsors. The city's ...

  4. Ah Pak

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Controversy surrounds Evergrande IPO Evergrande Real Estate would probably be a front-runner in any contest to establish which of the candidates to seek a listing on Hong Kong's stock exchange qualify as the most controversial. News and ru ...

  5. The real threat

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... to be confronted by challenges from all sides. At the recent Group of 20 summit in London, French President Nicolas Sarkozy suggested the inclusion of Hong Kong and Macau on a list of tax havens. Mr ... as a tax haven. Indeed, the island state is striving to become the Asian Switzerland. Singapore has been put on a so-called grey list of tax havens by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation ...

  6. VAT rebates on export products raised

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The Ministry of Finance has eased export restrictions for the second time in a week to combat mounting challenges to the mainland's foreign trade. Value-added tax rebates for certain export products including labour-intensive toys, shoes, hats and furniture were raised to 15 per cent from 13 per cent while some machinery products were fully rebated at 17 per cent, ...

  7. Industrial profit drop spurs rise in VAT rebates

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Beijing announced new value-added tax refund rates for about 3,800 types of exports yesterday as data showed that profits of mainland industrial companies plummeted a record 37.3 per cent in the first two months of this year. Profits fell to 219.1 billion yuan (HK$248.57 billion), the sharpest decline since the National Bureau of Statistics formed the economic ...

  8. 'Cut threshold for forced sale'

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Requiring developers to secure the support of at least 80 per cent of a building's owners instead of 90 per cent to force the sale of the property was more reasonable, the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors said. Citing benefits to society a ...

  9. Big deal

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a 10 per cent service charge and government taxes. ...

  10. Surplus could be used to spur consumption

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of raising salaries and cutting taxes. Last week, the State Council released details of its economic stimulus package for next year, continuing to extend policies including subsidies on the purchases of cars and electrical home appliances, and tax breaks on properties. The efforts are aimed at not only helping sustain the economic recovery, but also trying to rebalance the mainland economy ...




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