Good tax advice is essential to the success of our clients, whether multinational, regional or local clients and whether corporations or individuals, therefore we maintain close contact with our clients to identify opportunities for legitimate tax saving and to ensure compliance with tax regulations. Our service capabilities include:
- Hong Kong Tax
- China Tax
- International Assignment Services
The main taxes in Hong Kong are Profits Tax, Salaries Tax and Property Tax and there are other minor taxes such as Estate Duty and Stamp Duty. In respect of these taxes, we provide services in tax planning, tax return preparation and filing, tax restructuring for corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, mediating with the Inland Revenue Department, assistance in tax audits and investigations, tax litigation support, and advice on cross-border trade and investment issues. Salaries Tax services are further mentioned in Recruitment and Compensation and Estate Duty in Trust, Asset Protection and Private Client Services.
With Hong Kong being an important international business and finance centre as well as a gateway for investments into and from China, we recognize the needs of our clients for quality China tax consulting and compliance services.
Our own experience in China Tax matters coupled with our access to local support in major cities through the UHY China network, we are able to assist our clients in China corporate (Business Tax, Income Tax, VAT) and individual tax issues, resolving disputes with tax authorities, setting up joint ventures, wholly foreign-owned enterprises and representative offices, business and tax registration and compliance and cross-border international tax planning.
Our International Assignment Services are provided in collaboration with the UHY global network and are aimed at assisting local and multinational clients who have staff relocated to or outside Hong Kong. We have extensive and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of global tax and government regulations and practices and are thus able to advise on means to reduce the tax liabilities of employers and those of employees going on international assignments. Our services include benchmarking international assignment policies, drafting tax equalization or protection policies, applying residence visas and work permits and providing tax compliance services for employers and employees.