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  1. Businessman faces tax evasion charges

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A businessman yesterday faced 11 charges in the District Court of evading profits tax. Yu Hin-man, 48, the proprietor of Hin Lee Plastic Silk Screen Printing, a plastic and silk-screen printing firm, denied evading HK$2.6 million in tax by inflating expenditures. The prosecution alleged that Yu overstated purchases from 1994 to 1998. It also said Yu spent about HK$17 ...

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    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Whistle-blower jailed after revealing tax evasion wins biggest ever federal payout US$104m for banker who lifted lid on UBS Bradley Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who went to prison after telling the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) how the bank helped thousands of Americans evade taxes, secured a whistle-blower award of US$104 million, the largest ...

  3. Firm's ex-president jailed for tax evasion

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The former president of a consultancy company, who evaded HK$350,000 in tax by not reporting more than HK$2 million in profit, was jailed for seven months and fined HK$556,000 yesterday. The sentence was suspended for three years. Raymond Chan Wah-fai, 37, who pleaded guilty on July 13 to five counts of tax evasion, was sentenced by Deputy Judge Johnny Chan Jong-herng ...

  4. Tax evader to be sentenced today

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A former deputy director of the Hong Kong Management Association who admitted evading more than HK$201,000 in taxes will be sentenced today in District Court. Lau Tai-fai, 58, pleaded guilty on July 31 to six charges of tax evasion between 1997 and 2002. A probation report said Lau rendered a service to society by volunteering and a medical report suggested he would ...

  5. Tony Chan blow in HK$330m tax case

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the top court over HK$330 million in unpaid taxes. The case centres on whether the Commissioner for Inland Revenue was justified in rejecting Chan's request for more time to challenge 25 tax assessments after a provisional one-month limit expired. The claim involves HK$631,784 in property tax and HK$330.24 million in profits tax, which allegedly arose from fung shui services that Chan ...

  6. Tax case loss caps bad week for Tony Chan

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in unpaid taxes, in favour of the commissioner for inland revenue. The commissioner was justified in rejecting a request by Chan (pictured) for more time to challenge 25 tax assessments after ... Chan's challenge because the objection was filed late. The Court of Appeal judges ruled that the tax commissioner, after sending the assessments, did not need to prove further that the tax papers ...

  7. Judge erred in Tony Chan tax ruling, court told

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chun-chuen over a HK$331 million tax claim. The taxman sought to overturn a Court of First Instance ruling handed down in June last year that quashed the department's refusal to give Chan more time to file an objection against the tax claim. It also did not want to pay 90 per cent of Chan's costs arising from the judicial review. In that judgment, Mr Justice Anselmo Reyes ...

  8. Tax axed on couples jointly registering homes

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The central government has backed away from a controversial tax imposed on married couples who want to add a spouse's name to a property, ... are outraged over the additional tax they have to pay, after several local tax offices announced plans to levy taxes on new spousal ownership registrations. In a statement, the Ministry of Finance ...

  9. Tony Chan claims he never got tax demand

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng maggie.ng@scmp.com To allow self-styled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen extra time to file objection against a HK$330 million tax claim would open the tax system to abuse, ... tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, which he lost, the tax department declared that money earned from fung shui consultation was income and therefore taxable. In yesterday's judicial review ...

  10. Moulin seeks restitution for 'overpaid taxes'

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man Moulin Global Eyecare Trading, which is in liquidation, has filed a claim for restitution over profits taxes which it said it overpaid because former senior management ... at the High Court last week against the Commissioner of Inland Revenue. In it, Moulin Global Eyecare Trading says it overpaid taxes because its former senior executive management had overstated its ...




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