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  1. Tax fairness

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In light of the budget deficit, quite a number of organisations have proposed a sales tax for Hong Kong. But a sales tax is regressive in character. It places a relatively heavy burden on the poor, whose consumption as a proportion of income tends to be h ...

  2. Our generous allowances- the ins and outs

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Howard Bilton I read with interest your article on taxation ('Talk to your employer and cut your tax bill', January 31). I was already aware of the accommodation-tax planning but wanted to understand more about the non-Hong Kong-employment clause. I have recently been appointed in a global role with my company, which is a multinational. This was negotiated outside Hong ...

  3. Foreign workers offered a way out of tax trouble

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Young tax partner Joseph Fu. Under a plan to be announced by the State Administration of Taxation at a conference in Dongguan today, foreign workers who file returns and settle unpaid personal ...

  4. A simple system, but know the facts before you move

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos You saw the job, wrote the best application letter of your life and sailed through the interview; with an offer in hand and a future in Macau before you, it is all too tempting to sign on the dotted line. However, according to one Macau tax s ...

  5. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... overseas. 'We appreciate this unexpected interpretation has caused some double personal taxation issues for some of our overseas staff and is an unwelcome development for those impacted,' ...

  6. Philippine workers' law needs prompt revision

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... straightened out. That is a simple matter. Just as with a Philippine law on double taxation, a line needs to be inserted in the new legislation making it clear that employers in places where insurance ...

  7. Taxman defends 20pc leap in revenue

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the State Administration of Taxation. 'We looked at the nation's economic development, our administrative practices and our tax policies. We believe last year's fast rise in tax revenues was reasonable.' Hu Biliang, a senior economist with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said the government's taxation system needed radical reform. Instead of focusing so ...

  8. $400 levy on maids' bosses not a tax: judge

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... He rejected the argument that the levy had been indirectly imposed on domestic helpers and was unlawful because it was a form of taxation that had not been approved by the legislature. His ...

  9. Mainland revamps pension schemes

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

    ... the China Banking Regulatory Commission, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission and the State Administration of Taxation. Compliance with the thicket ...



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