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The Legislative Council, during a meeting on January 9, will debate a motion on comprehensively reviewing Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund scheme, to improve its effectiveness. Read Full Story
The Isle of Man government's new unified public sector pension scheme won a prestigious industry award at a recent ceremony in London in recognition of the scheme's 'innovation and excellence'. Read Full Story
The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs has announced it is 'actively resisting' group litigation brought by former members of a Singapore-based investment fund, who are facing unexpected tax bills after the fund had its Qualifying Registered Overseas Pension Scheme status withdrawn in 2008. Read Full Story
In response to representations from the financial services industry, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission has announced an extension to a tax return filing deadline in respect of the fiduciary sector, and new guidance to support adherence with expanded reporting requirements. Read Full Story
The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs has indicated that tax relief available on pension transfers, under so-called Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme structures, will no longer be available unless the Scheme is offered within the territory in which the expatriate is newly resident, putting a multi-million offshore industry at jeopardy. Read Full Story
Guernsey Finance - the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry has confirmed that the Guernsey government will act to protect local providers of QROPS pension arrangements if the UK tax authority, as expected, pushes ahead with changes to its QROPS regime, expected to be introduced from April 6, 2012. Read Full Story
115,000 Irish pensioners are to be hit by unexpected tax charges after new information came to light regarding inaccuracies in figures held across different government departments. Read Full Story
The new Chairman of the Isle of Man's Civil Service Commission, Alfred Cannan, has thrown his weight behind proposals from the Manx government to reform public sector pensions. Read Full Story
The Bermuda Stock Exchange has announced that the Minister of Finance for Canada has approved the addition of the exchange to the list of designated exchanges under Canada's Income Tax Act. Read Full Story
The new revenue regulations to implement the tax provisions of the Personal Equity and Retirement Account Act have been issued by the Philippines Bureau of Internal Revenue. Read Full Story
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