Tax and reward schemes in Hong Kong 香港稅務及獎賞計劃
As one of the leading employment and reward practices in Hong Kong, our office offers a comprehensive and commercially effective legal service to support the implementation of employee reward schemes in Hong Kong.
We have in-depth experience in advising listed and private companies on a whole range of issues relating to the structuring and implementation of cash based, share based and phantom schemes.
With our global network of offices through Ius Laboris, Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office is well placed to co-ordinate the implementation of international reward schemes in the APAC region.
Our area of advice includes:
- Scheme design
- Drafting and documentation
- Regulatory and compliance advice
- Employee communication
- Social securities, salaries tax and profits tax advice
- Advance ruling application with tax authorities
Hong Kong MPF updates: Abolition of the offsetting mechanism to take effect on 1 May 2025 and potential increase in mandatory contribution levels03 May 2023
Over the past weeks, there have been some important news on the pension regime in Hong Kong that employers and employees should be mindful of.
When working from home means working abroad26 October 2020
Covid-19 is causing many employees to ask if they can work from “home” for an extended period in an overseas country - for example, because it is their home nation, or their family is based there. This article explains the potential legal issues and how to avoid the traps.
Changes to Hong Kong tax concessions07 November 2019
The Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Tax Concessions) Bill 2019 was passed by the Legislative Council on 6 November 2019.