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Tax Haven

Tampering with tax system a risky business

I disagree with J. Lau (letter headlined, 'Make short-term volatility a thing of the past', South China Morning Post, July 7), who said that capital gains tax is the answer to curbing speculation.

Saturday, 12 July, 1997, 12:00am

Explaining initiative

Two articles in your newspaper ('New tax treaties may hit airlines', South China Morning Post, August 1, and 'Air-link pacts fuel debate on double taxation', Sunday Morning Post, August 4), show a misunderstanding of our recent initiative to incorporate a double taxation relief article into Air Services Agreements (ASAs).

25 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Air-link pacts fuel debate on double taxation

IT has been well reported that Hong Kong's tax specialists have been weighed down with work over the past week, slaving over piles of corporate tax returns in frantic bids to avoid penalties for late filing.

4 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Japan moves to bolster its shrinking fleet

The Japan Transport Ministry has called for measures to curb the decreasing numbers of Japanese-registered ships and Japanese seamen.

22 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Tax regime a factor in HK success

THE silence following the headline article in Business Post on Monday, July 31, effectively lambasting the Hong Kong taxation system as it affects banks, needs to be broken with a resounding crash.

Hong Kong has a very liberal and easy to understand system of taxation.

8 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Build more old people's homes

I REFER to the interesting discussions that have taken place regarding the proposed tax which will be used to help the elderly population in Hong Kong.

It is a moral duty for everyone living in Hong Kong to pay such a tax.

However, it is important to note the objections which some people have made.

7 Feb 1994 - 12:00am