October 2020

The End of the Offshore Regime in Hong Kong?

The OECD is currently working on a new proposal to further address the Base Erosion and Profits Shifting (“BEPS”) project. The BEPS project itself was launched to prevent multinational enterprises (“MNEs”) from the exploitation of gaps and mismatches in tax rules by artificially shifting profits from high to low or no-tax locations where there is… read more

August 2020
July 2020

Tax Incentives in the Greater Bay Area and Free Trade Zones/Port in Southern China

Pursuant to a co-operation framework agreement entered into in July 2017, Hong Kong, Macau and nine municipalities in the Guangdong Province of Mainland China including Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing have strategically integrated to form the Greater Bay Area (“GBA”), with a view to develop the region as a world-class… read more

June 2020
May 2020

Tax Consequences on Termination Payments

Introduction Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many industries, such as aviation, tourism, hotel, hospitality, retail and catering, have been severely impacted. As a result, various employees, such as pilots and salesmen, have been dismissed by their employers. Some of those employees may be entitled to termination/redundancy/severance packages from their employers, such as a reward for… read more

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