HK Taxation & Exemption

INTERSHORES I Tax Basis in Hong Kong

Businesses and individuals in Hong Kong enjoy one of the most tax-friendly systems in the world. In summary, it is low, simple and competitive. Only three direct taxes are imposed and there are generous allowances and deductions which can reduce your taxable amount.  


The Three Taxes are:

1.  Corporation

- For limited company, profits tax for the first HK$2 million (approximately US$256,410) of profits of corporations is 8.25%.   Profits above the amount will be subject to the tax rate of 16.5%.

- For unincorporated business (i.e. partnerships and sole proprietorships), the two-tiered tax rates will correspondingly be set at 7.5 % and 15 %..

2.  Individuals-  Salaries tax which has a maximum limit of 17 percent.

3.  Property tax- 15 %.

Taxes not imposed in Hong Kong:

1.   No sales tax or VAT.

2.   No withholding tax.

3.   No capital gains tax.

4.   No tax on dividends.

5.   No estate tax.


Free Trade Port

The city's free port status and easy customs procedures make it easy for businesses and companies to operate. 


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