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Hong Kong Issues Tax Returns For Individuals

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Last updated 35 hours ago | Wednesday, May 12, 2021

On May 3, 2021, the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department issued over 2.62 million tax returns for individuals for the year of assessment 2020-21. Read Full Story


Countries Discuss Post-Pandemic Tax Agenda At UN Council Meeting

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 35 hours ago | Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Experts speaking at the UN's Economic and Social Council's annual Special Meeting on International Cooperation in Tax Matters concluded that the international community must do more to tackle tax base erosion and profit shifting and offshore tax evasion. Read Full Story


New Zealand Explains Recent Tax Law Changes

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The New Zealand Inland Revenue Department has released a new "special report" to provide guidance on changes to real property tax rules and other tax rules that were included in the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Act 2021. Read Full Story


China Halves Corporate Tax For Smallest Businesses

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Chinese authorities have announced enhanced temporary tax breaks for small businesses. Read Full Story


Singapore Issues Advance Ruling On IP Rights Transfer

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 15, 2021

On April 1, 2021, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore issued a summary of an advance ruling concerning franchise income earned by a Singaporean company from licensing intellectual property rights. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Tables Tax Law Administration Bill

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Hong Kong tabled the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 in parliament on March 24. Read Full Story


UAE Sets Out VAT Rules For Social Media Income, Performers

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, March 19, 2021

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Tax Authority has released a bulletin highlighting the value-added tax rights and obligations of performers and those who earn income from online platforms. Read Full Story


Singapore Updates Tax Rules For Company Liquidations

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has updated its guidance on the tax requirements for companies being liquidated and those under receivership. Read Full Story


Singapore Explains Changes To 2021 Tax Filing Rules

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has said that it will be sending tax bills directly to certain taxpayers this tax filing season and will be simplifying filing arrangements for the self-employed. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Announces Tax Relief In 2021-22 Budget

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hong Kong will grant taxpayers a waiver of up to HKD10,000 (USD1,290) of profits tax, salaries tax, and tax under personal assessment, the territory announced in its 2021-22 Budget. Read Full Story


Malaysia Updates Tax Guidance For Digital Services Providers

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Malaysia has comprehensively updated its guidance on the requirement on foreign service providers to collect service tax on business-to-consumer supplies of digital services. Read Full Story


Sweden To Probe E-Commerce And Rental Income Declarations

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Swedish tax authority has announced that it will be expending more resources this year on ensuring businesses fully declare income from e-commerce and taxpayers report income from home rentals. Read Full Story











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