• Sunday
  • April 20, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:04am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 444 for taxation

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Red tape over double taxation causes confusion

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com It was good news for many Hongkongers when new tax rules were launched last month that ease their double-taxation burden when they work on the mainland. ... of Taxation in May, after several years of lobbying for it by businesses. About 175,000 people based in Hong Kong- expats and Chinese alike- will benefit from the rule. Those who spend fewer than 184 ...

  2. Shanghai tipped for pilot pension taxation project

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Beijing is likely to launch deferred taxation for pension insurance and corporate annuities this year and will probably pick Shanghai for a pilot project in a bid to boost the pension pool in the fast-ageing country. The tax stimulus, which the government has been discussing since 2009, is expected to be launched by the end of this year, ...

  3. Investment fund seen as taxation

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis In spite of being labelled a cornerstone of retirement savings in Hong Kong, voluntary contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) remain relatively low. Unlike Singapore and Australia, where the equivalent of the MPF has become part o ...

  4. Comprehensive take on China's taxation

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... when Bert Kwok began his lecture on the 'Principles of Accounting and Taxation in the PRC' and proved to be an engaging speaker. Kwok is currently an executive partner of ChengHe CPA ... to research more before proceeding. Janet Tong, an accountant, agreed that taxation in China was like a riddle. 'The problem is it changes all the time. That's why I keep on taking courses ...

  5. Double taxation deal 'so close', yet so far

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... General to Hong Kong, L.D. Ralte, smiles wryly as he admits the time is up on meeting a target he set when he took up office here three years ago. 'We're so close to the double taxation ... agreements with a sovereign state, but this was changed to economic entities.' The double taxation agreement will allow Indian and Hong Kong businesses to be exempt from paying tax twice ...

  6. HK to sign agreement with Thailand on double taxation

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTER Updated at 6.14pm: Hong Kong and Thailand this week will sign an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation- designed to help SAR businessmen who are planning to invest ... in Thailand,'' a government spokesman said on Tuesday. This is the first comprehensive agreement for the avoidance of double taxation (CDTA) that Hong Kong has concluded with an economy ...

  7. Lawmaker warns against excessive use of green taxation

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong may lose the edge offered by its simple taxation system if it imposes too many environmental levies that might hurt small businesses in particular, a lawmaker has ... rather than a tax or levy. 'I won't agree to the use of penalising taxation. If more and more of these taxes are to come, for say rubber tyres or beverage bottles, it will shake ...

  8. Our problem is taxation without representation

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the pitfalls of representation without taxation. Voters become more responsible and more restrained in urging welfarism when they recognise that, at the end of the day, they have to pay ... taxation but taxation without representation. Even if this were not so, however, it is a good a question whether representation should be based on share of assets rather than share of opportunity. ...

  9. CTA exam teaches global tax skills

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and management is essential. In light of this, the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK) provides a comprehensive Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination programme to promote the study of taxation and elevate the standard of tax professionals in Hong Kong. The programme is designed to meet growing market needs, provide a benchmark for new entrants to the profession, and enhance ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taxing topic at forum The government should consider reducing other taxes if it decides to implement a sales tax, said Li Man-fai, president of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, at the weekly RTHK City Forum. ...




SCMP.com Account