Possibly Tax Cut in Hong Kong Securities and Futures Contracts

Currently the levy payable on a securities transaction by the buyer or the seller is 0.003 percent and for a futures contract transaction it is HKD0.6, but Hong Kong plans to cut this levy by ten percent on any trading in securities and futures/options contracts.


Guernsey Image Rights Register

Guernsey was the first jurisdiction to introduce an image register, the first of its kind in the world. This legislation enables a person, a joint personality, a group, a legal entity or even a fictional character to have their personality registered. Since its introduction in 2012 it has received over thirty applications.

The Cross Border Taxation in Europe

The European Commission has launched two public consultations and have formed an expert group to look at the tax obstacles that impede cross border activity. This consultation will look at examples of tax problems that are encountered and any effective practises that are engaged in by EU countries to prevent these problems. It is expected that the period of the consultation will be from 10 April 2014 to 3 July 2014.

Why Companies Choose Cyprus for Tax Planning

If your company is concerned about their taxes, you may have already considered a number of ways to reduce this often burdensome overhead. While there are many options available to you, tax planning in a foreign country may be your best bet. Many other companies have gone this route and, when they do, Cyprus is often their choice.