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News Archives 2017

News Archives (Starting from April 2017)
(Source : Information Services Department)

Title Date
Two-tiered profits tax rates regime to be implemented from April 1 this year 29.03.2018
Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance 2018 gazetted 29.03.2018
Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2018 gazetted 23.03.2018
LCQ6: Reviewing sections 39E and 16EC of the Inland Revenue Ordinance  21.03.2018
Hong Kong and India enter into tax pact (with photos)  19.03.2018
Gazettal of Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2018  07.03.2018
Government announces Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme details   01.03.2018
Enhanced tax incentive to promote renewable energy and building energy efficiency  01.03.2018
Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department 28.02.2018
Tax measures proposed in 2018-19 Budget 28.02.2018
LCQ19: Development of an Islamic financial market in Hong Kong 28.02.2018
Inland Revenue (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 gazetted 02.02.2018
Public alerted to bogus phone calls purporting to be made by Inland Revenue Department 25.01.2018
Gazettal of Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 6) Bill 2017 27.12.2017
Inland Revenue Ordinance to be amended to implement two-tiered profits tax rates regime 27.12.2017
Suspension of services under eTAX and AEOI Portal 19.12.2017
HK-Belarus tax treaty in force 01.12.2017
HK-Latvia and HK-Pakistan tax treaties in force 24.11.2017
LCQ4: Imposing restrictions on the purchase of residential properties to curb speculation 15.11.2017
LCQ22: Measures to attract companies located outside Hong Kong to establish operations in Hong Kong 15.11.2017
Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department 03.11.2017
LCQ4: Measures to boost innovation and technology development 01.11.2017
Summit on New Directions for Taxation held today (with photos) 23.10.2017
Transcript of remarks by FS 23.10.2017
LCQ8: Measures to cool down residential property market 18.10.2017
Hong Kong signs agreement with Switzerland on automatic exchange of financial account information in tax matters 13.10.2017
CE: Tax relief, new convention venues, I&T to boost Hong Kong's economy 11.10.2017
Inland Revenue Ordinance to be amended to facilitate international tax co-operation 06.10.2017
Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia enter into tax pact (with photos) 24.08.2017
SCS visits Inland Revenue Department (with photo) 07.08.2017
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
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
LCQ1: Implementation of tax concessions 05.07.2017
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
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
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
2.6 million tax returns for individuals issued 02.05.2017
LCQ8: Signing of comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreements between Hong Kong and its trading partners 26.04.2017
LCQ19: Addressing overheated residential property market 12.04.2017
Tightening up of the exemption arrangement under the New Residential Stamp Duty 11.04.2017
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