For business registration certificates and branch registration certificates commencing on or after 1 April 2015, the amounts of prescribed business registration fee and prescribed branch registration fee remain at $2,000 and $73 respectively. Please refer to the business registration fee & levy table for details of the total amount payable under a certificate. Prescribed business registration fees and prescribed branch registration fees are not waived for the year 2015/16.
Stamp duty waiver for the transfer of shares or units of exchange traded funds
(February 13, 2015)
Business Registration Notice
(February 02, 2015)
Revised forms for application for certificate of resident status by company / partnership / trust / body of persons on or after 1 February 2015
With effect from 1 February 2015, application for certificate of resident status under comprehensive arrangement / agreements for the avoidance of double taxation (“DTA”) by a company / partnership / trust / body of persons has to be made on the following revised application forms:
IR1313A (1/2015) - for the DTA with the Mainland of China
IR1313B (1/2015) - for the DTAs with other jurisdictions
The same form applies no matter whether the above applicant was incorporated / established in or outside Hong Kong. These revised forms can be downloaded here.