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Annual Return for 2020 Membership Renewal

Having considered the continuous disturbance of business due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute has decided to further extend the deadline for 2020 Membership Renewal to 31 May 2020 (Sunday).  It is hoped that such extension can allow members more time to attend to the membership renewal exercise.  Members should refer to the attached tutorial and renew your TIHK membership and CTA certificate (if applicable) before the further extended deadline.

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).

If you have difficulties renewing your membership online or accessing our website, please contact the Secretariat at tihkadm@tihk.org.hk or 2810 0438.

[Important] TIHK Secretariat resumes normal office hours from 30 March

The TIHK Secretariat will resume normal office hours (from 9:30 to 18:30) from 30 March 2020 onwards.

Supporting Organisation: The Belt and Road Summit 2020

The Belt and Road Summit 2020

Date: 30 November 2020 (Monday)
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organiser: The Government of HKSAR Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Language: English (supported by simultaneous interpretation in Putonghua)
Website: http://www.beltandroadsummit.hk/en/index.html

 

The Belt and Road Summit is a premier international platform for promoting business collaboration along the Belt and Road. The Summit gathers senior government officials and business leaders from countries and regions along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral co-operation and explore concrete business opportunities.

For more details, please visit: http://www.beltandroadsummit.hk/en/index.html

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(Supporting Organisation): HKICS Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update 2020

HKICS Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update 2020

 

Date: 05 June 2020 (Friday)
Time: 8.55 am – 6.00 pm
Venue: Hall 5G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Organiser: The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries
Language: English
Fee: Members from Supporting Organizations can register at the HKIB Corporate member rate to attend the event.

·         Morning – $1,000 (Early Bird)* / $1,200

·         Afternoon – $1,000 (Early Bird)* / $1,200

·         Full day – $1,500 (Early Bird)* / $2,000

 *Early bird rates only applicable for enrolment submitted on or before 7 April 2020

HKICS (ECPD points): Morning session: 3 hours and Afternoon session: 3 hours

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong: the Companies Registry; Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre, ICAC; Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and the Securities and Futures Commission at its 21st Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2020) Conference on Friday, 5 June 2020. This annual signature conference provides first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments as well as emerging trends of the regulatory landscape. For more details, please visit acru.hkics.org.hk.

TIHK Seminar/Workshop arrangement

In view of the current outbreak of novel coronovirvus, the Institute has decided to postpone the following seminar/workshop to be held in Feb 2020:

  • Workshop: A step-by-step approach to Tax Audit handling
    (Will be rescheduled to 29 Feb, 07 Mar, 14 Mar & 28 Mar 2020)
  • Seminar: Update on US Tax Reform
    (Will be postponed and details to be confirmed)
2019 Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination Past Papers

The question papers, suggested answers and the examiner’s reports for 2019 Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination have been released and uploaded onto the TIHK website.

Members and Students please login your TIHK account and visit: www.tihk.org.hk/learning-materials/

Submit Your Letter to the Editors of Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation Now!

The Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation (APJT) has introduced a new “Letters to the Editors” column from Volume 22 Number 1 (2018) Issue. TIHK members and non-TIHK friends are encouraged to submit their concerns/opinions on any tax matters (e.g. tax policy issues, IRD practice, etc.).

All letters for APJT Volume 24 No. 1 (2020) Issue should be submitted by 31 March 2020.

Should you have any enquiries regarding the new column, please do not hesitate to contact us on 852 2810-0438 or tihkadm@tihk.org.hk.

Please refer to the attached for the submission guidelines.

APJT-How-to-Submit-a-Letter-to-the-Editors
TIHK’s 2020/21 Budget Proposals

Tax measures needed to support businesses in the coronavirus outbreak

TIHK’s 2020/21 Budget Proposals calls for new thinking to meet the challenges ahead

 

Hong Kong, 19 February 2020 – With the contraction of the economy in the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2019 and a gloomy outlook in 1st quarter 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, TIHK forecasts the HKSAR Government to record an HKD 53.3 billion consolidated budget deficit for the fiscal year 2019/20. Given the current economic situation and with the challenges ahead, the Institute believes that the 2020/21 Budget should focus on implementing measures that support enterprises and employment in the short term while fostering a business and tax environment that is conducive to the development of new economies in the long term….

More details in the attached pdf file.

The TIHK budget proposals 2020-21 is available at https://www.tihk.org.hk/budget-submission/

TIHK 2020-21 Budget Press Release - English
[Extended Deadline] Annual Return for 2020 Membership Renewal

Members and Students should complete the 2020 Membership Renewal Exercise on or before 31 March 2020. Please refer to the attached step-by-step tutorial for more details or visit www.tihk.org.hk/myprofile/.

If you have difficulties renewing your membership online or accessing our website, please contact the Secretariat at tihkadm@tihk.org.hk or 2810 0438.

Tutorial-for-TIHK-2020-Membership-Renewal-Feb2020
[Important] TIHK Seminar/Workshop arrangement

In view of the current outbreak of novel coronovirvus, the Institute has decided to postpone the following seminar/workshop to be held in Feb 2020:

1. Workshop: A step-by-step approach to Tax Audit handling

(Will be rescheduled to 29 Feb, 07 Mar, 14 Mar & 28 Mar 2020)

2. Seminar: Update on US Tax Reform

(Will be postponed and details to be confirmed)

If you have any enquiries, please contact the Secretariat by tihkadm@tihk.org.hk for more details.