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Volume 31

Publication Date: Nov 2016

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DIGEST OF CASES REPORTED

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  Decision No. Download
PENALTY TAX    

failure to submit tax return within time – whether tax return was returned on time – whether excuse for failure reasonable – sections 51(1) and 82A(1) of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (‘IRO’)

D3/16 Download D3/16 (DOC) EN - English Download D3/16 (PDF) EN - English
PERSONAL ASSESSMENT    

eligibility – permanent resident – meaning of ordinary residence – sections 41 and 68(4) of the Inland Revenue Ordinance and Section 2(6) of the Immigration Ordinance

D11/15 Download D11/15 (DOC) EN - English Download D11/15 (PDF) EN - English
PROFITS TAX    

source – sections 2, 14 and 68(4) of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Corrigendum on the last page of the decision)

D14/15 Download D14/15 (DOC) EN - English Download D14/15 (PDF) EN - English
SALARIES TAX    

deduction of expenses – dependent parent allowance – sections 8, 9, 12, 12A, 16E, 19C, 33, 41, 42, 61, 70A and 79 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (‘IRO’)

D15/15 Download D15/15 (DOC) EN - English Download D15/15 (PDF) EN - English

disabled dependent allowance – dependent not Hong Kong resident – assessor allowing allowance subject to review on further information provided by Appellant – Appellant failing to provide required information – whether assessor entitled to withdraw allowance – sections 31A, 60(1) and 68(4) of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Chapter 112) (‘IRO’)

D13/15 Download D13/15 (DOC) EN - English Download D13/15 (PDF) EN - English

extension of time to lodge appeal – meaning of the word ‘prevented’ in Inland Revenue Ordinance section 66(1A) – whether or not being too busy and taxpayer’s misjudgment can be a reasonable cause of extending time – whether or not the sum was reward for past service or relates to past service rendered by the taxpayer to the company

D10/15 Download D10/15 (DOC) EN - English Download D10/15 (PDF) EN - English

 

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