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  1. Public Eye

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... merchants after we exposed their greed last week. But let's get one thing straight: we're all for zero wine tax if that really means cheaper wine. Dealers didn't pass on last year's tax cut until they were shamed into doing it. They now want the remaining 40 per cent tax scrapped - that's a HK$370 million loss in public revenue - so we can become an auction hub ...

  2. Sisters jailed for dodging taxes

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two sisters were each sentenced to two months in jail yesterday in Eastern Court for evading a total of HK$95,000 in tax by falsely claiming dependent parent allowances. Judy Wong Chung-tak, 35, and Polly Wong Sui-tak, 49, claimed the allowances, amounting to HK$300,000 each, between 1998 and 2005. The Inland Revenue Department later learned that their parents ...

  3. Thank you Mr Tsang - but we already know we have to pay our taxes

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Most people may be ignoramuses when it comes to tax laws. But everyone knows they need to pay their taxes. So this raises the question as to why officials thought it necessary to use taxpayers' money to make an expensive television commercial to remind them of the need for the government to collect taxes. The new ad is part of a series of commercials ...

  4. Taxes give us a glimpse into jewellery box of a princess

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Hongkongers have their first chance to ogle the private jewellery collection of a member of the British royal family without leaving the city, thanks to a tax bill forcing the family to part with the treasures. International auctioneer Christie's is holding a public exhibition of jewellery highlights from the collection of Princess Margaret, the late sister ...

  5. Funds for charity

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Jockey Club warns that without betting tax reform, its annual donations to charity could keep falling. The club wants to be taxed on profit, not turnover. How to maintain donations to charity? Share your views: write to us. ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... claimed love affair with the late billionaire Nina Wang and his failed court bid for her estate If the country says you have evaded taxes, then you must have evaded them. Why don't you lose hope? Activist artist Ai Weiwei, quoting officials who demanded he pay 15 million yuan in back taxes and fines Who are you to say I am happy about the loss of my own father? You are just ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I'm very, very touched. I'm more than touched. I feel the world is beautiful and the young people are full of imagination and there is solidarity in people's hearts. They all know what is right, what is wrong Ai Weiwei, on his supporters donating to his tax bill The mainland is my mother, Taiwan my wife, Hong Kong my love and Europe my one-night stand Yu ...

  8. The Man Who Quit Money

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... grapples with 'tax deductions, variable-rate mortgages, retirement plans', Suelo has only his health to worry about. Sundeen points out that Suelo is no hermit, keeping up with friends ...

  9. You can help make a difference!

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong. Donations of HK$100 or more are tax-deductible. If you'd like a tax receipt, please fax the transaction record together with your ...

  10. You can help make a difference!

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong. Donations of HK$100 or more are tax-deductible. If you'd like a tax receipt, please fax the transaction record together with your ...




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