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TIHK 2024/25 Budget Proposals

The Institute held a press conference today (22 February 2024), introducing its proposals on the Government’s 2024/25 Budget.  For details of the proposals, please click here.

TIHK Secretariat closed from 2:00 pm on 9 Feb to 13 Feb for Chinese New Year holiday

[NOTICE] Early closure of TIHK Secretariat Office at 2:00 pm on 09 February

Please note TIHK Secretariat Office will be closed early at 2:00 pm on 09 February, Chinese new year’s eve.

Wish you a happy Lunar new year and good health.

TIHK Supporting Event — 7th IFA Hong Kong APAC International Tax Conference

The Conference will start with the registration and then to be followed by the Young IFA Network seminar as well as the Welcome Cocktail Reception on the evening of the 22nd of April 2024, with a full technical day program on 23rd and 24th of April 2024. A gala dinner will be held on the evening of the 23rd of April 2024.

Conference Information:
Date: 22 April 2024 (Monday) to 24 April 2024 (Wednesday)
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm (HK Time)
Format: In-person
Venue: Marriot Ocean Park, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR (China)

For details, please visit at https://www.ifahongkong.org/

For enquiries, please contact Willem Jan Hoogland at [email protected].

TIHK Supporting Event — AAIL Webinar: International Development in Cross-Border Taxation

The global minimum tax introduced as an important component of second pillar of the ‘Two-Pillar’ solution announced by OECD in July 2021 is considered to be a powerful weapon to deal with profit transfer and excessive tax competition. The Government of the Hong Kong SAR has already announced in the 2023-24 Budget Speech of her plan to bring in force Pillar 2 from 2025 onwards, and has recently started the consultation. This webinar will begin with a general introduction of the BEPS MLI, followed by an indepth discussion of the Pillar 2. The speaker will offer her insights into Pillar 2, and deliberate on how it is going to shift the tax landscape after implementation.

Webinar Information:
Date: 6 February 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm (HK Time)
Format: Webinar
Language: English
Venue: Zoom platform

For details, please visit at https://aail.org/2024-02-webinar-taxation/

For enquiries, please contact Asian Academy of International Law at [email protected]

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).

May the Winter Solstice bring you warmth and comfort as you gather with loved ones.
Important: Renewal of 2024 Membership & CTA Certificate (if applicable)

Members and Students should complete the 2024 Membership Renewal on or before 29 February 2024. Failure to renew your membership on time will result in the cessation of your TIHK membership and the removal of your name from the CTA Register (if applicable).

Important notes for 2024 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 2024.

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

TIHK 2024 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 2024, 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 2024 and valid until May 2024.  The second e-coupon will be issued in May 2024 and valid until August 2024.

2. Declaration for Renewal of 2024 Membership

All members (Fellow, Associate and Affiliate) are required to complete the declaration for renewal of 2024 membership.


3. CPD Declaration for ALL TIHK members (including non-CTAs) from 1 December 2022 to 30 November 2023

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 2022 to 30 November 2023, 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 29 December 2023 (Friday).  

PII proposal form for new applicants:

PII renewal form for existing PI-enrolled members:

The forms and payment details 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 [email protected] for details on the master PII policy and submiting proposal form/ renewal form.


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 2024 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 [email protected] or 2810 0438.

The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

December 2023

TIHK Supporting Event — 2023年度會計師持續專業進修 (CPD) 嘉年華

香港華人會計師公會(主辦機構)、廣東省註冊會計師協會(首席合辦機構)、香港商界會計師協會(首席合辦機構)、特許公認會計師公會、香港會計諮詢專家協會有限公司、澳洲會計師公會、香港上市公司審核師協會、香港會計師公會、香港公共服務機構會計師協會及香港資深會計師協會,聯合舉辦2023年度會計師持續專業進修 (CPD) 嘉年華,主題為「新挑戰、新機遇、新作為」。

活動詳情如下:

日期: 2023年11月18日 (星期六)
時間: 上午9:00 至 下午6:00
授課形式: 線上研討會 (直播)
費用: 全免
CPD 時數: 7 小時
CPD 證書行政費: 港幣50元
(作為主辦機構或首席合辦機構之會員,即可豁免港幣50元CPD 證書行政費)
報名連結: 按此報名
報名時請選取“華師之友(優惠)”的身份登記,並輸入 “TIHK

如需協助,請致電香港華人會計師公會熱線+(852) 2869-6680,或傳送電郵至 [email protected]

TIHK Supporting Event — PMI HK Asia Pacific Project Managemet Congress 2023

Project Management Institute Hong Kong Chapter, is proud to bring you PMI HK Asia Pacific Project Management Congress 2023 at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks on Saturday 25th November 2023. This year’s Congress format is Physical Conference, which is a good opportunity for delegates to meet honourable speakers, business leaders, guests, industry partners as well as other delegates who attend the Congress. The Congress theme this year is “Powering Tomorrow Success”!

The Congress program will feature inspiring keynote addresses and insights from both local and international Distinguished guest speakers, from a diverse range of industries such as Financial Services, Information Technology, Construction & Engineering, Education, non-for Profit and more…

Joining this journey of discovery, professional development and memorable Congress experience, you can have the opportunity to hear, learn and share with Business Leaders as well as extend your networking with the Project Management Professionals from different industries!  Besides, Certified Project Managers will earn seven (7) Professional Development Units (PDUs) towards maintaining their PMI certification if joined the Congress.

 

Date: 25 November 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm (7 PDU)
Registration Fee: TIHK Memeber: HK$500
(Please choose “Special Guest” filling out the “TIHK” and submit)
Online Registration: Please click here for registration
Venue: 2/F, Building 17W, 17 Science Park West Avenue, Shatin, NT
Format: In Person

For further assistance, please contact PMI HK congress admin at (+852) 2784 1880, Whatsapp:(+852) 9500 8456 or email to [email protected].

CityU SCOPE Professional Diploma in Tax Advisory 2024

 

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) has started.

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 December 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: 10 November 2023 (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2樓201室 (CPLT1)  OR
Join via ZOOM
Registration: https://apps.scope.edu/Seminar/Tax2023/
Enquiries: Please contact SCOPE directly regarding the information seminar:
Tel: 3442 7408 / 3442 7423
Email: [email protected]

Kind regards,

The Secretariat
The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong