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Most businesses in Hong Kong would like to see the resumption of business travel soon, particularly with the Mainland China. It could bring about greater economic activities and along with that managing potential corporate and individual tax risks associated with cross-border travel that would require more attention. In this seminar, the speaker will discuss the PRC tax implications associated with cross-border work arrangements and how the adoption of technology can be useful in managing some of these challenges. The following topics will be elaborated:

• Tax challenges under cross-border travel arrangements
• Concept of Permanent Establishment ("PE") under the PRC-HK Double Taxation Agreement
• What does having a PE mean for employees and the company?
• Service PE/ Agency PE/ Construction PE/ Fixed Place PE – what is the difference and how to manage PE exposure?
• Determination of tax resident status and individual tax obligations in China
• Tax exposure for companies deemed to have a PE
• How should companies track travel days and does the adoption of technology help?


Coronavirus Containment Measure:
- To prevent the spread of Covid-19, we kindly ask that all event participants wear a mask when attending the event
- To minimise the risk of spreading the coronavirus, if you or a family member has been overseas within 14 days of this event, then we kindly request that you do not attend.
- To prevent the spread of Covid-19, food and beverages will not be provided during the event
- Chamber staff will be conducting temperature checks at the premises.

DISCLAIMER
Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s)

Chee Weng Lee, Global Head of Tax, Tricor Group

Chee Weng is Tricor’s Global Head of Tax based in Hong Kong. He has over 30 years’ tax and business experience with deep knowledge and understanding of the tax considerations throughout the entire life cycle of businesses in real estate and hospitality, consumer products and retail, technology financial institutions and family offices. He works on cross-border issues, tax compliance and reporting, legal entity rationalization, obtaining advance tax rulings, corporate restructuring and managing tax controversies. He also focuses on the tax impact on businesses as they embark on their digital journey and works with them to transform their finance and tax functions to ensure their readiness for e-filing with the tax authorities. In the area of family offices, he works with private clients to conceptualize and implement tax structures for their preferred jurisdiction. Chee Weng is a Certified Tax Adviser, TIHK, CPA (Practicing), HKICPA, and a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPAs. He has a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

 

Language English
Date and Time 2021/10/26 15:00 to 16:30
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Cathy Chan
Tel: 2823 1282
Email: cathy@chamber.org.hk
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
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- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.
- Participants agree to indemnify the Chamber and the hosting party all liabilities for property damage, physical injury or death in relation to this event. Participants are advised to take their own insurance against all risks.

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