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(Source : news.gov.hk)

LCQ10: Statistics on salaries tax

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Following is a question by the Hon Bernard Chan and a written reply by the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, in the Legislative Council today (July 9):

Question:

Will the Government inform this Council of:

(a) in the past three years of assessment, the average percentage of the amount of salaries tax paid by the tax payers (excluding those who paid at the standard rate) in their income, and the highest and lowest amounts of salaries tax paid by them; and

(b) the latest data on salaries tax for the last year of assessment (using the table at Annex 1 to provide such data)?

Reply:

Madam President,

(a) The requested statistics are set out in Table 1 at Annex 2.

(b) The requested statistics for the year of assessment 2006-07 are set out in Table 2 at Annex 2.

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Ends/Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Issued at HKT 11:30

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