Income tax in Hong Kong
In this article information about specifics of the income tax in Hong Kong.
1. The Hong Kong tax system is based on the territorial principle. If the company's profits were received outside of Hong Kong, there are legal ways not to pay corporate tax in Hong Kong. Income from foreign sources is not taxed, even if it was transferred to Hong Kong.
2. Legal entities that make business and profits on the territory of the state must pay income tax in Hong Kong on a regular basis. It also applies to other jurisdictions that are registered as tax residents in Hong Kong.
3. The company's loss is accumulated for over a period of 5 years, and income tax will be accrued only after company's full repayment loss.
4. In Hong Kong the corporate tax is progressive. Currently, the standard rate of corporate tax in Hong Kong is 16.5%. The tax rate for small corporations with income is less than 4 million GK dollars, the tax rate is only 8%. This is almost the lowest income tax rate in the world.
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