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  1. 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, ...

  2. Keeping track of US taxation

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... knowledge and practices in US income taxation, with focus on business entitles, financial reporting and auditing, corporate control, governance and fraud,' says Lui. Class size is around 20. Assessment will be through written assignments and examinations. Classes will be held on weekday evenings. Students can elect to study module one covering US taxation, theories and issues for a total ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. Low taxation

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The impressive wealth of the city of Hong Kong has been created and accumulated through 160 years of low taxation, minimum government and business-friendly economic policies. Professor Latter's anti-business taxation policies run counter to the key factors of success in Hong Kong. Citizens and policy-makers in Hong Kong should read his opinions on taxation with great caution and suspicion. ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Funds sector urges wider double-taxation treaty

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The funds industry guild will lobby the government for a double-taxation treaty with other economies and a waiver of profit taxes on annuity products for pensioners, according ... a double taxation treaty for the funds industry with other economies. In addition to preventing double taxation, such treaties usually result in other forms of relief, including lower withholding ...

  8. 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. ...

  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. There's never a dull moment for flat buyers

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li When Carmen Lee and her boyfriend bought a home in Tin Shui Wai in March 1997, she never imagined the move would turn into a nightmare. They bought a 700-square-foot unit for about HK$3.5 million at Cheung Kong's Maywood Court- the fifth pha ...




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