New super tax deduction may not be as inclusive as it seems
Business

New super tax deduction may not be as inclusive as it seems

In order to encourage R&D to be conducted in Hong Kong, the government proposed in its new budget a super tax deduction of 300 percent…

Renters and landlords: GIMMEE A BREAK!
Finance & Budget

Renters and landlords: GIMMEE A BREAK!

The lack of focus on real estate problems in the latest budget seems to have annoyed some Hong Kong citizens. Hong Kong’s 2017-18 Budget revealed…

Moving mountains (of cash): RX to the record surplus and spending priorities of the HK government
Finance & Budget

Moving mountains (of cash): RX to the record surplus and spending priorities of the HK government

Hong Kong unveiled its annual financial budget on Wednesday, as the city found itself swimming in cash again. The budget, which came after Hong Kong’s…

New Budget gives equal focus to technology and relief measures
Finance & Budget

New Budget gives equal focus to technology and relief measures

The Budget of 2018-2019 saw a record high surplus of HK$1.38 billion and proposed to allocate around 50 billion each for measures to support the innovative industries and alleviate citizens’ financial burden, as…

拉布不再現
Finance & Budget

拉布不再現

本文由Harbour Times記者Benny Kwok翻譯,原文可見於《Filibuster flameout》(已於5月6日刊登)。 (圖:梁國雄坦言因長時間拉布已身心疲累,但他估計新一屆立法會將有更多拉布。)

Filibuster flameout
Finance & Budget

Filibuster flameout

As the embers cool on LegCo and  the election campaign fires up, the filibuster tactic is being cooled off  in favour of getting things done….

EU blacklists Hong Kong as ‘non-cooperative tax jurisdiction’
Finance & Budget

EU blacklists Hong Kong as ‘non-cooperative tax jurisdiction’

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政府疑架空財委會 撥款申請納條例草案
Finance & Budget

政府疑架空財委會 撥款申請納條例草案

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Harbour View: The Future Fund is people!
Finance & Budget

Harbour View: The Future Fund is people!

Hong Kong is consuming its present to feed its future. Harbour View asks after the morality in that.   The Future Fund.  As many readers…

LegCo Round Up March 6th
Business

LegCo Round Up March 6th

New regimes for the financial market and the Government adopted a new principle to strengthen the hawker industry.