Tax Representative, Tax Agent & Tax Accountant

The roles and duties of a tax representative and a tax agent vary in different countries and different terms are used. Generally,  a tax representative operates as the client’s company and the tax agent operates representing its own name, Nevertheless, both operate on behalf of the client’s company and can discharge the assigned legal duties. […]

Tax Planning in Hong Kong, Mainland China & Asia

Tax planning is relevant for individuals and companies alike who wish to mitigate tax liabilities as well as plan ahead for the payment of those. Tax planning is also a relevant and key facet of estate planning. It is important to be aware that proper tax planning is beneficial to optimise tax liabilities, but it […]

2021 Tax Filing Season in Hong Kong is Here

The Hong Kong fiscal year runs from 1 April to 31 March of the following year. Accounting period for businesses can be departed from the fiscal year. However, the end of the fiscal year comes with the start of the 2021 tax filing season. No matter whether it is your first time to file tax […]

tax deduction allowances - HKWJ Tax Law

Tax Deductions, Allowances & Incentives in Hong Kong

Hong Kong tax system adopts low tax rates and is relatively straightforward and features certain types of tax deductions. Further, Hong Kong does not impose value added taxes or goods and services taxes. Under the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Ordinance (“IRO”), there are however three types of taxes charged: Property Tax, which is charged on […]