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News Archives (started from April 2017)

Title Date
Government releases consultation report on measures to counter base erosion and profit shifting by enterprises 31.07.2017
Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department 26.07.2017
List of Qualifying Debt Instruments (as at 30 June 2017) 26.07.2017
Stamp Duty statistics

Stamp Duty statistics (SSD / BSD / DSD) have been uploaded to the Department’s website.
17.07.2017
Hong Kong signs agreement with New Zealand on automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 14.07.2017
LCQ2: Feed-in tariff scheme for renewable energy power generation installations 12.07.2017
Tax Obligations of Taxpayers and Employers Tax Obligations of Taxpayers and Employers 06.07.2017
LCQ1: Implementation of tax concessions 05.07.2017
Stock Borrowing Relief – Filing of Return of Stock Borrowing Transactions Stock Borrowing Relief – Filing of Return of Stock Borrowing Transactions 03.07.2017
AEOI Portal to be launched on July 3 30.06.2017
Orders on avoidance of double taxation agreements with Latvia, Belarus and Pakistan gazetted 30.06.2017
LCQ5: Assessments or additional assessments made under section 60 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance 28.06.2017
Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 4) Bill 2017 gazetted 23.06.2017
Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance 2017 gazetted 16.06.2017
Hong Kong signs agreement with Indonesia on automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 16.06.2017
Tax obligations of property owners Tax obligations of property owners 15.06.2017
Performance Pledge Annual Report 2016/17

The Inland Revenue Department has achieved all the targets, and exceeded many, in its performance pledges in 2016/17.  The Performance Pledge Annual Report 2016/17 has been uploaded to the Department’s website.
09.06.2017
Hong Kong signs agreement with Ireland on automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 08.06.2017
LCQ8: Application for partial refund of the ad valorem stamp duty 31.05.2017
List of Qualifying Debt Instruments (as at 31 March 2017) 31.05.2017
Stamp Duty (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2017 gazetted 26.05.2017
Government welcomes passage of Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2017 25.05.2017
LCQ18: Automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 24.05.2017

Only Registered Occupational Retirement Schemes are Non-reporting Financial Institutions  

Webpage relating to occupational retirement schemes has been created to clarify that only occupational retirement schemes registered under the Occupational Retirement Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 426) qualify as non-reporting financial institutions.  You may click here for details.

23.05.2017
Tax Obligations of Taxpayers and Employers Tax Obligations of Taxpayers and Employers 18.05.2017

AEOI Account Registration and Reporting by Investment Funds and Umbrella Funds

Webpage relating to AEOI Portal has been updated to provide investment funds and umbrella funds further guidance on registration of AEOI Account and reporting requirements. You may click here for details.

17.05.2017

Post Office Boxes of IRD

The IRD recently received enquiries about Tax Returns - Individuals issued by the IRD and the post office boxes shown on the reply envelopes.  Please note that details of the post office boxes used by the IRD are available on our website.  Members of the public may visit the IRD website's "Post Office Boxes of IRD" page under "Contact Us" or click the above link for verification.

12.05.2017
File Your Tax Return on time File Your Tax Return on time 11.05.2017
2.6 million tax returns for individuals issued 02.05.2017
Press Conference 2 May 2017 - The Gist of CIR's Speech and Major Statistics Press Conference 2 May 2017 - The Gist of CIR's Speech and Major Statistics 02.05.2017
LCQ8: Signing of comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreements between Hong Kong and its trading partners 26.04.2017
Employer’s Return of Remuneration and Pensions Employer’s Return of Remuneration and Pensions 13.04.2017
LCQ19: Addressing overheated residential property market 12.04.2017
List of Qualifying Debt Instruments (as at 31 March 2017) 12.04.2017
Tightening up of the exemption arrangement under the New Residential Stamp Duty 11.04.2017
Tightening up of the exemption arrangement under the New Residential Stamp Duty 11.04.2017

Guidance for Financial Institutions Updated

Chapters 11 and 12 of the Guidance for Financial Institutions have been updated to include the procedures that reporting financial institutions must apply in respect of entity accounts if there is a change of circumstances that causes the financial institutions to have reason to know that the self-certification or other documentation associated with the account is incorrect or unreliable.

10.04.2017
Hong Kong signs agreements with Portugal and South Africa on automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 03.04.2017
IRD issues tax returns for 2016-17 03.04.2017

 

 

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