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    Home > Frequently Asked Questions  > Postal Payments

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How can I pay tax by post?

  

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You should send a crossed cheque to “P.O. Box 28282, Gloucester Road Post Office, Hong Kong”.  The cheque should be made payable to “The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” or “The Government of the HKSAR”.  You should write down on the back of the cheque the shroff account number that was printed on the bottom left of your tax payment voucher.  Please ensure sufficient mailing time and postage to make delivery in order.  Please do not send in cash or post-dated cheque.  Underpaid mail will be rejected.

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2.

Q:

Will I get receipt for my postal tax payment?

  

A:

IRD will issue paper receipts only for postal payments of Profits Tax for corporations and partnership businesses and Property Tax for jointly owned properties. For postal payments of Salaries Tax, Property Tax for solely owned properties, Profits Tax for sole proprietorship businesses and Tax under Personal Assessment, IRD will issue electronic receipts through eTAX accounts.

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Q:

How can I check that my tax payment by post has been received by IRD if there is no paper or electronic receipt issued by IRD?

  

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You may check the cheque clearing position via your bank internet portal, the transactions records shown in your bank statements and also the tax position via your eTAX Account (if opened).

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