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Withholding Tax in Hong Kong

Withholding tax generally refers to income tax paid to the government by the payer of the income instead of the recipient of the income. As implied by its name, the tax is withheld or deducted from the payment made to the recipient. Which Payments are Subject to Withholding Tax in Hong Kong? Royalty / licence fee made to a non-Hong Kong resident for […]

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 […]

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Mitigation of Taxes for Expats in Hong Kong

One of their major concerns of relocations to Hong Kong is taxes for expats. These expatriates are usually concerned about their individual tax position and exposures, not only in Hong Kong itself, but also in foreign tax jurisdiction(s) such as their home country. In particular, they may wonder whether there are any possible ways to […]

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Covid-19 Tax Concerns in Hong Kong

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have taken unprecedented measures such as implementing strict quarantine requirements or travel restrictions. As a result, senior executives who are used to travel frequently may now be forced to stay much longer in a host country than usually or even get stranded there. This situation may raise significant Covid-19 […]

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