HKWJ Tax Law & Partners Limited provides international and local tax advice in Hong Kong. This includes tax consultancies on beneficial structures for corporations and private individuals/small & medium enterprises.
We all know that the duty to pay tax will always be there. As Hong Kong and Mainland China are crucial markets within Asia, sophisticated tax advice has become increasingly in demand with a view to mitigate the (corporate) income tax in Hong Kong and elsewhere. Further, as a result of pressure from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (‘OECD’), most jurisdictions including Hong Kong, have decided that Exchange of Information should be part of their tax legal system. In fact, Hong Kong has changed its law in order to allow for extensive exchange of information on tax `persons` and has also concluded several double taxation treaties that include the latest OECD Model provisions. In addition, many other jurisdictions in the world are changing their tax system in order to make these less subject to evasion or avoidance in general. The above developments require therefore sophisticated tax planning internationally, but also in Asian countries such as Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore and also in offshore jurisdictions such as BVI, TCI and The Republic of Seychelles.
HKWJ Tax Law & Partners Limited realises that tax advice and implementation is all about finding solutions for corporations and private individuals to make sure that their business runs smoothly and as cost effective as possible. In order to able to do this, one has to understand the business of the people, understand the relevant legal and tax laws, have the relevant contacts within the tax departments and be creative at the same time. At HKWJ Tax Law & Partners Limited, we, including a qualified tax lawyer in Hong Kong and a qualified Hong Kong tax consultant, combine all these elements and coming to a result for our clients gives us great satisfaction.
Corporations, such as holding companies or limited companies in Hong Kong and Mainland China, at one hand may be advised regarding financial transactions, debt restructurings, hybrid loans, acquisitions & alienations, stock options, stock lending & repo transactions, bond issues, fiscal unities, company holding structures, transfer pricing and corporate structuring in general. In addition, this would include advance tax rulings and/or advance pricing agreements, fiscal due diligence and tax compliant work. Private individuals at the other hand will be advised in areas of trust and foundations, in other words in the area of succession planning. As for corporations, this would include fiscal due diligence and tax compliant work. HKWJ Tax Law & Partners is specialised in providing tax services and focuses mainly on Hong Kong taxation, Mainland China taxation and international taxation related issues. There is however also expertise available in respect of taxation in Europe, Canada and the United States.
To Summarise What We Do
The tax system in Hong Kong is simple but not straight forward. HKWJ Tax Law & Partners Limited is here to assist you with finding the right tax solution for you personally and your companies by means of offering Mainland China/Hong Kong/international tax consultancy services.
In addition, we are also specialised in other tax services, such as resolving tax disputes between the Mainland China/Hong Kong tax department (Hong Kong tax office) and clients. In Hong Kong, apart from Hong Kong tax consulting and compliance, we are here to assist you also with your accounting issues and carry out process agent services at the same time.
Our team exists out of tax professionals from various accounting and legal backgrounds, including our partner Willem-Jan Hoogland, being a tax lawyer in Hong Kong and David Lo, a Senior Hong Kong tax consultant and manager.