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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... by significantly increased taxation of the rich. Stephen Vines column, SCMP, April 30 I haven't read Mr Piketty's book and I have to confess that the prospect of ploughing through 700 pages ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keeping the taxman on the other side of the mountains

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on the other side of the mountains "As the next step, the taxation administration will rigorously investigate major cases of tax fraud," the [State Administration of Taxation] said. SCMP, ... their full tax obligations. You must be joking, they said. I take it that the State Administration of Taxation is doing so with its latest pronouncements. Tax evasion is so deeply seated ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tsang mistakes full employment (good) for a manpower shortage (bad)

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:19am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... aspirations would be as unattainable as ever. I shall not accept the cop-out here that low-cost public housing gets around this difficulty. It still must be paid for, and the burden of taxation ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong has little to gain from relaxing rules just for competition's sake

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 04:58am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... we have low taxation, good legal security and ease of operations. But Mr Strong and some of his colleagues in the Financial Services Development Council disagree with me on this last point. ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Move on 'foreign investors' tax breaks is shutting a Hong Kong loophole

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Beijing's move to end tax breaks involving 'foreign-controlled' enterprises is sealing up narrowing a huge loophole that passes through Hong Kong An attack on 'foreigners' thathits the home team Included in the p ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Action plan on tax an impossible task

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... increasingly rely on other forms of taxation, most obviously value-added sales tax. They then compete against each other for foreign investment by reducing their income tax rates. Effectively, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Posh property expensive? It's Hong Kong meting out justice

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a tax haven for anyone; not subject to double taxation agreements with France. Pssst..., wanna hide your money? No questions asked. Just buy an existing owner out. We're building nothing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Welfare for working poor depresses wages, benefits greedy employers

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to ignore this question or answer it simply by saying that the rich should pay. They never have paid for it and any level of taxation that would make their total contribution significant will either ...



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