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News Archives (started from April 2010)

Title Date
Circular Letter to Tax Representatives - Block Extension Scheme for Lodgement of 2010/11 Tax Returns Circular Letter to Tax Representatives - Block Extension Scheme for Lodgement of 2010/11 Tax Returns 31.03.2011
As the new one-stop company and business registration service has been implemented since 21 February 2011, the Business Registration Office - Receipt & Despatch Centre will be closed with effect from 1 April 2011. 30.03.2011
2011-12 Budget - Tax Relief Measures
An update has been made by adding the implementation details of tax reduction for salaries tax and tax under personal assessment for the year of assessment 2010-11.
29.03.2011
IRD Notice : Pay Tax On Time to Avoid Penalty and Recovery Actions IRD Notice : Pay Tax On Time to Avoid Penalty and Recovery Actions 28.03.2011
Inland Revenue (Amendment) Ordinance 2011 gazetted today 25.03.2011
Inland Revenue (Amendment) Ordinance 2011 -- Tax Info and FAQ on Qualifying Debt Instruments updated 25.03.2011
DIPN 14(Revised)DIPN 14(Revised) 

DIPN 14 is revised to reflect the changes made to the definition of the term "owner" in relation to the common parts of land and/or buildings.
23.03.2011
Hong Kong and Portugal sign tax pact 22.03.2011
LCQ2: Enhancing Hong Kong enterprises' competitiveness 16.03.2011
LCQ7: Depreciation allowances on machinery or plants 09.03.2011
The Financial Secretary has on 2 March 2011 announced his proposal to reduce 75 percent of salaries tax and tax under personal assessment for the year of assessment 2010-11, subject to a ceiling of $6,000. The Department will prepare the implementation details and will announce these in due course. 02.03.2011
Application for Business Registration Through the Internet and New Version of Business Registration Application Forms 25.02.2011
The Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Hungary for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income came into effect on 23 February 2011 24.02.2011
2011-12 Budget - Tax Relief Measures 23.02.2011
Newly published Advance Ruling Case 22.02.2011
Suspended jail sentence for ex-bank officer over tax evasion 17.02.2011
The Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Ireland for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income has come into effect on 10 February 2011 17.02.2011
Ex-bank officer convicted of evading tax 16.02.2011
LC: Speech by SFST in moving the Second Reading of the Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2011 16.02.2011
DIPN 5(Revised)DIPN 5(Revised) 

The Notes have been revised mainly to include "environmental protection facilities".
15.02.2011
Stamp Office Interpretation and Practice Notes No.2 (Revised): Relief for Stock Borrowing and Lending Transactions Stamp Office Interpretation and Practice Notes No.2 (Revised): Relief for Stock Borrowing and Lending Transactions 09.02.2011
New regime of one-stop company and business registration and one-stop notification of change of company particulars 07.02.2011
Annual Report 2009-10 31.01.2011
LCQ12: Charitable institutions 26.01.2011
LCQ16: Inland Revenue Ordinance section 39E 26.01.2011
Notice to Taxpayers Notice to Taxpayers 20.01.2011
LCQ1: Inland Revenue Ordinance section 39E 19.01.2011
Estate agent jailed for seven months over tax evasion 13.01.2011
Notice to Employers Notice to Employers 13.01.2011
LCQ15: Inland Revenue Ordinance section 39E 12.01.2011
The Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Austria for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital has come into effect on 1 January 2011 03.01.2011
Stock Borrowing Relief – Filing of Return of Stock Borrowing Transactions Stock Borrowing Relief – Filing of Return of Stock Borrowing Transactions 03.01.2011
Estate agent convicted of tax evasion 30.12.2010
The Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital Gains has come into effect on 20 December 2010 29.12.2010
The Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income has come into effect on 19 December 2010 29.12.2010
IRD Notice : Pay Tax On Time to Avoid Penalty and Recovery Actions IRD Notice : Pay Tax On Time to Avoid Penalty and Recovery Actions 28.12.2010
New Service - MyGovHK Linking up eTAX 22.12.2010
Community service order for taxpayer falsely claiming charitable donations tax deduction 21.12.2010
LCQ15: Impact of the abolition of estate duty and duty on alcoholic beverages 15.12.2010
LCQ13: Review and formulation of tax policies 15.12.2010
LCQ2: Tax assessments 15.12.2010
LCQ16: Inland Revenue Ordinance 08.12.2010
Taxpayer convicted of falsely claiming charitable donations tax deduction 07.12.2010
Hong Kong signs tax treaty with Switzerland (with photos) 06.12.2010
Stamp Duty (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2010 to be gazetted this Friday 01.12.2010
Hong Kong, New Zealand sign tax pact 01.12.2010
Illustrative examples of computation of SSD 29.11.2010
LCQ6: Measures to curb speculation on residential properties 24.11.2010
LCQ1: Review of Inland Revenue Ordinance section 39E 24.11.2010
Transcript of remarks by FS at press conference on new anti-property speculation measures 19.11.2010
Special stamp duty to curb speculation in residential properties 19.11.2010
Opening remarks by FS at press conference on new anti-property speculation measures (with photo) 19.11.2010
Special Stamp Duty (SSD) 19.11.2010
Hong Kong signs with Luxembourg a Protocol to the comprehensive agreement on avoidance of double taxation (with photos) 11.11.2010
LCQ9: Levy of profits tax on profits arising from property speculation 10.11.2010
Hong Kong signs agreement with Japan on avoidance of double taxation (with photo) 09.11.2010
Taxpayer jailed for evading salaries tax 08.11.2010
Taxpayer convicted for evading salaries tax 27.10.2010
LCQ17: Depreciation allowances 27.10.2010
Hong Kong signs agreement with France on avoidance of double taxation (with photos) 21.10.2010
Circular Letter to Tax Representatives - Extended Due Date for Lodgement of 'M' Code Returns Circular Letter to Tax Representatives - Extended Due Date for Lodgement of 'M' Code Returns 20.10.2010
Five orders on avoidance of double taxation agreements gazetted 15.10.2010
Notify IRD promptly on change of address Notify IRD promptly on change of address 07.10.2010
Practical Hints on Completing Applications for Stamping of Agreement / Assignment of Property Practical Hints on Completing Applications for Stamping of Agreement / Assignment of Property 24.09.2010
Departmental Interpretation and Practice Notes No.40 (Revised)Departmental Interpretation and Practice Notes No.40 (Revised) 25.08.2010
Newly published Advance Ruling Case 16.08.2010
Hong Kong, Liechtenstein sign tax pact 12.08.2010
Various tax obligations of the employers and taxpayers Various tax obligations of the employers and taxpayers 08.07.2010
Orders to implement three avoidance of double taxation agreements gazetted 02.07.2010
Stock Borrowing Relief - Filing of Return of Stock Borrowing Transactions 02.07.2010
IRD releases Performance Pledge Annual Report 30.06.2010
Hong Kong, Ireland sign tax pact (with photos) 23.06.2010
HK-UK tax pact signed (with photos) 22.06.2010
FAQ : Tax Deduction for Environment-friendly Vehicles 18.06.2010
Property Tax - Obligations of Property Owners Property Tax - Obligations of Property Owners 17.06.2010
DIPN 27 DIPN 27 15.06.2010

DIPN 47 DIPN 47

09.06.2010
Various tax obligations of the employers and taxpayers Various tax obligations of the employers and taxpayers 27.05.2010
HK enters into tax treaty with Austria 25.05.2010
Double taxation relief order to be gazetted tomorrow 19.05.2010
Hong Kong signs comprehensive agreement with Kuwait on avoidance of double taxation (with photo) 13.05.2010
Hong Kong, Hungary sign double taxation pact (with photo) 13.05.2010
File Your Tax Return on time File Your Tax Return on time 13.05.2010
LCQ11: Competitiveness of Hong Kong's taxation regime 12.05.2010
LCQ1: Taxes collected 05.05.2010
Over two million individuals' tax returns issued 03.05.2010
Press Conference 3 May 2010 - The Gist of CIR's Speech The Gist of CIR's Speech 03.05.2010
Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2010 gazetted 30.04.2010
Newly published Advance Ruling Case 30.04.2010
Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2010 to be gazetted this Friday 21.04.2010
Negotiations between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Swiss Federal Council 16.04.2010
Notice to Employers Notice to Employers 15.04.2010
IRD issues tax returns for 2009-10 (with photo) 01.04.2010
IRD rolls out new electronic filing of Profits Tax Return 01.04.2010

 

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