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  1. 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 ...

  2. Budget plea

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong wants the government to keep half of its expected HK$100 billion surplus as savings and return only HK$20 billion to the community. Do you agree with this proposal? Write to us. ...

  3. Tsang promises fair property market

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen promised yesterday to address the problem of unfairness and lack of transparency in property transactions following the controversy surrounding the sale of luxury flats at 39 Conduit Road. The chief execut ...

  4. British tax cuts likely to benefit investors

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren in London Tax changes proposed by the new British government aimed at helping less-well-off citizens could have spin-off benefits for investors buying property in Britain. This is because the tax changes, along with other reforms eyed by th ...

  5. EU explores exchange of tax information

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

    ... This would allow Hong Kong to incorporate the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) standard on exchanges of information in its double-taxation treaties. Hong Kong ... to share information because the data is held by banks or because a particular type of income is not taxed. The city has already signed double-taxation treaties with the mainland, Thailand, ...

  6. Amnesty for tax evaders again likely

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila An initiative aimed at enticing the nation's wealthy tax evaders to at least pay last year's dues is well on its way to becoming law. The House Ways and Means Committee has approved a proposed tax amnesty law for plenary ...

  7. Transport subsidy may be left in limbo

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong There is something strange going on when the government cannot even give money away- especially when it is meant to help those in need. But that is what is happening to the much-vaunted HK$4.3 billion transport subsidy scheme, which is facing ...

  8. Concrete action in tax report ruled out

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung No concrete measures will be recommended in a forthcoming government report to solve the challenges faced by Hong Kong's tax system, although the majority of the public agree the city needs to broaden its tax base. A government source sai ...

  9. Accountants warn of HK$88b deficit

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and for a reduction in the standard rate of salaries tax from 15 per cent to 13.5 per cent. The personal allowance should also be raised to HK$150,000 from HK$108,000, it says. The president of the Taxation ...

  10. Cave-in on means test puts off the inevitable

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A little over a week after announcing its intention to increase old age allowances but apply a means test, the government has reversed its decision. Under intense public pressure, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday he would raise the all ...




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