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hong kong government budget - HKWJ Tax Law

Hong Kong 2019-2020 Budget

On 27 February 2019, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong announced the Budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020. The forecast is that for the fiscal year 2018-19, there will be a surplus of HKD 58.7 billion, and that the fiscal reserves will reach HKD 1,161.6 billion by 31 March 2019. This Budget has been prepared […]

erroneous tax residency - HKWJ Tax Law

Erroneous Tax Residency Risks

Due to global implementation of common reporting standard (CRS) and automatic exchange of information (“AEOI”), financial institutions (“FIs”) are required to conduct due diligence on tax residency certificate holders to ascertain their tax residency, and accordingly whether certain information of the financial accounts of the account holders is required to be exchanged to foreign tax […]

Mainland China income tax - HKWJ Tax Law

Mainland China Individual Income Tax Reform

The Individual Income Tax Law (‘IIT Law’) of Mainland China was introduced in 1980 and has been amended 6 times since. On 31 August 2018, the Draft Amendment IIT Law, which was released for public feedback on 29 June 2018, was approved by the National People’s Congress (‘NPC’) of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’). […]