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Continuing Professional Development Courses Offered by CityU SCOPE 2023

The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (“the Institute”) and the CityU School of Continuing and Professional Education (“SCOPE”) have jointly offered the Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory. While the 2023 intake of the Programme has already commenced in mid-January 2023, SCOPE now offers an option for people who wish to take a specific module course instead of completing the full programme. The application deadline for module courses is 14 February 2023 (Tuesday).

International Tax Advisory (Flyer: )

The CPD course in International Tax Advisory enables students to understand why international double taxation typically arises and how it could be avoided. It aims to develop participants’ technical competencies in providing advisory services in international tax planning. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to identify common types of anti-avoidance provisions designed to counter specified forms of international tax planning and to communicate tax planning issues effectively in writing and verbally.

PRC Tax Advisory (Flyer: )

隨著中國經濟發展的迅速增長,港人與內地的聯繫越趨緊密。本課程專為從事內地業務或對中國稅有興趣的人士而設,透過70小時的課節講解及案例分析,讓學員全面了解中國稅法的制定和實施,使其在工作及個人發展上更具實力及優勢。

Online application: www.scope.edu/eapp/pdta

Website: www.scope.edu/ 

Enquiries: bm@scope.edu or 3442 7013 / 3442 7423

AOTCA Conference 2023

We are pleased to advise you that Japan Federation of CPTAs Association formally decided to host the AOTCA Conference 2023 in Japan as follows.

Date: 31 October (Tue.) – 3 November (Fri.) 2023

Venue: Hilton Tokyo Odaiba  Tokyohotels – Hilton Tokyo Odaiba

More details will be announced in due course.

Majority of the Inland Revenue Department’s offices to complete relocation to Kai Tak
The Inland Revenue Department announced on 5 January 2023 that the relocation of most of the offices of its units and sections currently located at the Revenue Tower, Wan Chai, to the newly built Inland Revenue Centre at 5 Concorde Road, Kai Tak, Kowloon, will be completed by next Monday (9 January 2023). From 9 January till May (tentative), only the Computer Back Up (Accounts) Section, Estate Duty Office, Refund Section and Tax Reserve Certificates Section will remain at the Revenue Tower, Wan Chai.
 
The business hours and contact telephone numbers of the respective offices will remain unchanged.
 
For more details, please visit: https://www.ird.gov.hk/eng/ppr/archives/23010501.htm .

 

Congratulations to Mr Jeremy Choi on his appointment as the President of AOTCA

Congratulations to Mr Jeremy Choi on his appointment as the President of Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association (“AOTCA”)

The 2022 AOTCA annual meetings and the International Tax Conference were held in Bali, Indonesia from 22 to 25 November 2022. The Institute is honoured to announce Mr Jeremy Choi, our Past President has been appointed as the President of AOTCA. The Institute congratulates Mr Jeremy Choi on his success in the appointment and will continue to provide our full support to AOTCA. We look forward to working closely with him for the betterment of two organisations and advancement of the accountancy profession.

 

 

Early closure of TIHK Secretariat Office at 2:00pm on 22 December

Please note TIHK Secretariat Office will be closed early at 2:00 pm on 22 December (the Winter Solstice).

We wish you all a very merry Christmas!

Important: Renewal of 2023 Membership & CTA Certificate (if applicable)

Members and Students should complete the 2023 Membership Renewal on or before 28 February 2023. Failure to renew your membership on time will result in cessation of your TIHK membership and removal of your name from the CTA Register (if applicable).

Important notes for 2023 Membership Renewal:


1. Online Renewal of Membership and CTA Certificate

To encourage members to renew their membership and CTA certificate (if applicable) online, the Institute will offer one incentive to those members who complete the 2023 renewal via TIHK website by 31 January 2023.

Please log-in your TIHK account, and visit “My Profile” -> “Advancement & Renewal” -> “Annual Renewal”.

TIHK 2023 Membership Renewal Online Tutorial

 The incentive is as follows:

  • Two HK$50 CPD e-coupons for enrolling in the Institute’s seminars or webinars
    For those who complete renewal online by 31 January 2023, the Institute will offer two HK$50 CPD e-coupons (total value at HK$100) through email.  The first e-coupon will be issued in February 2023 and valid until May 2023.  The second e-coupon will be issued in May 2023 and valid until August 2023.

2. Declaration for Renewal of 2023 Membership

All members (Fellow, Associate and Affiliate) are required to complete the declaration for renewal of 2023 membership.


3. CPD Declaration for ALL TIHK members (including non-CTAs) from 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2022

Starting from 2022, members who are not CTAs are also required to declare whether they have fulfilled the Institute’s CPD requirement when they renew their membership.  The CPD requirement for non-CTA members is to obtain a total of 10 CPD Hours during 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2022, of which 3 hours are tax related.  Please visit www.tihk.org.hk/continuing-professional-development/ for details on the Institute’s CPD requirements.


4. Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII)

All Chartered Tax Advisers and Certified Tax Advisers who are in public practice are required to be covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance (“PII”), unless they are exempted because their liabilities have already been covered by the firm or PII obtained in their other professional capacity.

AMTD is the broker of the Institute’s master PII policy.  Enrollment for and renewal of the 12-month policy (incepton date from 1 January 2023) is now opened.  The deadline will be 16 December 2022 (Friday).  

PII proposal form for new applicants:

PII renewal form for existing PI-enrolled members:

The forms could also be downloaded at www.tihk.org.hk/professional-indemnity-insurance (member’s log-in is required).  Please feel free to contact AMTD at 3163 3260 or taxpi@amtdgroup.com for details on the master PII policy and submiting proposal form/ renewal form.

Meanwhile, we are pleased to inform that the following souvenirs from Chubb insurance would be offered to all existing Tax PI enrolled members with successful renewal of the PI policy for the coming year in 2023.  TIHK Secretariat will contact you for collecting the souvenirs in early January 2023.
1.         Notebook (with 2023 calendar), or
2.         External wireless charger


5. Online Renewal of Student Registration

In order to be more environmental-friendly, Students are strongly encouraged to renew their student registration online.

Please log-in your TIHK account, and visit My Profile” -> “Advancement & Renewal” -> “Annual Renewal”.

TIHK 2023 Student Registration Renewal Online Tutorial

We hope that you will stay with us, and we will count on your continuous support to the Institute in the coming year.  If you have difficulties renewing your membership online or accessing our website, please contact the Secretariat at tihkadm@tihk.org.hk or 2810 0438.

The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

December 2022

財政司司長陳茂波先生出席香港稅務學會50周年晚宴致辭節錄(只有中文)

財政司司長陳茂波先生出席香港稅務學會50周年晚宴致辭節錄(只有中文)

完整資料來源請參考: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/18/P2022111800647.htm

The 50th Anniversary of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

The 50th Anniversary of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong has been contributing to the tax profession for half a century since 1972. It is the only professional body and non-profit organisation with the major purpose of promoting taxation learning and enhancing the standard of tax professionals in Hong Kong. The Institute had gone through all the ups and downs, with hardships, and achievements. And the Institute has now come to the year of the golden jubilee. With great support from all the Past Presidents, Advisers, Council Members, and friends, the Institute would like to send the deepest gratitude.

 

In 2022, the Institute launched a series of celebration activities, including slogan design competition, Memories in TIHK – mosaic & photo collage activity, Career Development and Mentorship Program, the first Tax Policy Paper Competition, 50th Anniversary Cup Race & Members Dinner and the giveaways activities on the social media platform. The activities have achieved huge and influential successes, and every bit of these are recording the historical and glorious moment of the Institute.

 

On November 18, the Institute held the 2022 Hong Kong Chartered Tax Adviser Conference (“Conference”) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. On the same night, the 50th Anniversary Dinner (“Dinner”) was held at Harbour Grand Hotel Hong Kong. Our 50th Anniversary celebration series eventually came to a standstill after we rounded off the Conference and Dinner. It was a great honour to have the Chief Executive of the Government of Hong Kong SAR, Mr. John KC Lee, GBM, SBS, PDSM, PMSM to send a congratulatory video to the Institute for the dinner. And it was also our honour to have the Honourable Paul CHAN Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, the Financial Secretary of the Government of Hong Kong SAR to be the guest of honour of the dinner and delivered us a speech. The Institute was also very pleased to receive the following valued guest at the conference and the dinner: Mr Li Xuhong, the Deputy Director-General of the Department of Administration and Finance of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR; the Hon Mrs Rita FAN HSU Lai-tai, GBM, GBS, JP, the first President of the Legislative Council and former member of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh session of the National People’s Congress; Professor Nelson Lam, JP, Director of Audit; Hon Edmund Wong Chun-sek, Member (Functional Constituency- Accountancy) of the Legislative Council; Mr. Joseph H. L. Chan, JP, Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury; Mr. Tam Tai-pang, JP, Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department, Dr. Kelvin Wong, SBS JP., Chairman of the Accounting and Financial Reporting Council, and other friends from local professional bodies and higher education institutes. Their presence have brighten up the events, and it shown a growing recognition of the institute among the industry.

 

Time flies, thank you to all founding members who set the first step of the historic significance with vision 50 years ago. Today, the Institute had set a firm and determined foundation, with influence and a more cohesive team. In the future, the Institute will work harder to serve the public and improve the standard of the tax profession towards a brighter future, and the development of the Institute will be more brilliant.

 

香港稅務學會50周年誌慶

香港稅務學會自1972年成立以來至今已在稅務教育界耕耘半個世紀,一直不遺餘力地推動稅務學習,是本地唯一以推動稅務學習及致力提升香港稅務專業水準為宗旨的專業團體及非牟利組織。奮進充滿艱辛,成績來之不易,學會能夠走到金禧之年,實在值得慶賀,當中全賴各位前會長、顧問、理事、各政商界好友一直以來對學會的幫忙和支持。

 

在2022年,學會推出了一系列的慶祝及重點活動,包括標語創作比賽、「回憶點滴—馬賽克及照片拼貼」活動、大專生稅務人才發展計劃、首屆全國大專生稅務徵文比賽、五十周年紀念盃賽暨會員晚宴及社交平台送禮活動等。所有活動已圓滿結束及獲得正面迴響,這些一點一滴都是在紀錄著學會歷史性的輝煌一刻。

 

學會在11月18日於香港會議展覽中心舉行了2022年度特許稅務師研討會(“研討會”),同日晚上在港島海逸君綽酒店舉行了50周年晚宴(“晚宴”),標誌著學會50周年慶祝活動正式落幕。在晚宴上,學會非常榮幸香港特別行政區行政長官李家超先生撥冗為學會致以祝賀視頻以及邀請到財政司司長陳茂波先生擔任主禮嘉賓。學會十分高興得到一眾政府官員及貴賓的支持,應邀出席研討會及晚宴,當中包括:中聯辦李旭鴻副部長、首屆立法會主席及前任全國人大常委范徐麗泰女士、審計署署長林智遠教授、立法會議員黃俊碩先生、財經事務及庫務局副局長陳浩濂先生、稅務局局長譚大鵬先生、會計及財務匯報局主席黃天佑博士以及多位來自會計、稅務界專業機構及大專院校的好友。嘉賓陣容鼎盛,令活動生色不少,這亦正代表著學會的認受性在業界備受推崇。

 

時光匆匆如流水,回首往昔,50年前的創會成員帶著美好的憧憬,邁開了具有歷史意義的第一步,許多動人事跡仍歷歷在目。今天,香港稅務學會已具備了堅實的人才基礎、強大的影響力、更有凝聚力的團隊,在今後定必更加努力地為大眾服務,作為稅務界的翹楚帶領社群,步向一個更璀璨的未來,迎接下一個更精彩輝煌的里程碑。

 

CityU SCOPE Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory 2023

 

Dear Members and Students,

We are pleased to inform you that the new intakes of the Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory programme jointly offered by The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and CityU School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) will commence in January 2023.

Upon completion of this Programme, you are eligible to apply for exemptions from Paper 2 “Hong Kong Tax” and Paper 3 “International Tax” of the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination organised by the Institute. You can also enjoy a one-off waiver of examination fee for sitting Paper 4 “PRC Tax” and Paper 5 “Advanced Taxation Practice” within two years after completing the Programme.

The enrollment deadline for this Programme is 4 January 2023. Please click here to download the Programme brochure or visit the Programme Page and make online application.

On a related note, the Institute and SCOPE will jointly organise an information seminar to introduce the Programme. Details of the seminar are as follows:

Event: 稅務最新動態暨稅務師資格簡介
(Information Seminar for Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory)
Date: 9 December 2022 (Friday)
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
CPD Credit: 1.5 CPD Credit will be recognised by the Institute after completion of the seminar
Venue: 香港城市大學專業進修學院尖東教學中心
九龍尖沙咀東麼地道77號華懋廣場地下高層3樓演講廳1 (CPLT1)  ORJoin via ZOOM
Registration: https://www.scope.edu/seminar/Tax2022
Enquiries: Please contact SCOPE directly regarding the information seminar:
Tel: 3442 7408 / 3442 7423   Email: bm@scope.edu

Kind regards,

The Secretariat
The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

 

Special Offer for 2023 CNY Products l 2023年賀年食品會員訂購優惠

Below content is in Chinese only, please contact the Secretariat at 2810 0438 for assistance.

學會現推出會員賀年食品訂購優惠,優惠詳情如下:

 

A. 會員需於學會網站訂購或向秘書處遞交訂購表 (美心 l 東海堂 l 恆香 l 翠園)

 

美心/東海堂/翠園/恆香賀年食品訂購服務已經截止。

 

會員價截止訂購日期(以全數付款計算):20221214日(星期三

 

條款及細則

  • 上述報價只供會員自用及送禮,不可公開轉售。
  • 會員優惠由各商戶提供,學會不保證會員價為最低價格。
  • 所有貨品,售完即止,恕不作另行通知
  • 上述禮劵只於下列日期及地點領取:

          預計自取日期:2023年1月2日至 1月6日,上午十時至下午六時 (確實領取日期及細節以電郵為準)

          自取地點:香港稅務學會— 上環德輔道中255-257號錦甡大廈 21 樓

  • 所有禮劵不設退款。如有任何爭議,香港稅務學會保留最終決定權。

產品詳情:

美心: https://www.maximsproducts.com.hk/

東海堂: https://www.aromeonlineshop.com.hk/

恆香: https://www.hangheung.com.hk/

換領詳情:

美心: https://www.maxims.com.hk/cny/redemption/

東海堂: https://www.aromebakery.com.hk/cny/redemption/

恆香: https://www.hangheung.com.hk/

 


B. 會員需自行向商戶訂購 (利苑)

1. 利苑 Lei Garden

訂購方法:

網上商店:利苑網站(https://www.leicuisine.com/)登記或登入會員選購產品,並於結賬時輸入優惠代碼。

優惠代碼: leioffer2022

送貨/換領詳情: https://bit.ly/3hwmwy8

按此下載利苑單張

利苑網上訂購截止日期: 2022年12月31日

如對上述優惠有任何疑問,請聯絡稅務學會秘書處邱小姐- 電話:2810 0438 或 電郵:charlie.yau@tihk.org.hk