Tax Treaty

HK moves closer to OECD benchmark on tax agreements

Tax authorities from Brunei, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Hungary, Kuwait, Austria, Britain, Ireland and the mainland can seek information on local taxpayers under a growing network of bilateral tax treaties that aims to bring the city in line with international standards

Monday, 21 June, 2010, 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

HK under threat from lack of tax treaties

Hong Kong's status as a major regional corporate base is under growing threat because of the failure of authorities to establish double-taxation treaties with trading partners, according to accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand.

Unless this threat is addressed, the territory stands to lose many millions of dollars as corporates relocate elsewhere.

27 Jun 1996 - 12:00am