Limited companies in Hong Kong receive Profits Tax Return issued by the Inland Revenue Department every year, and they are obliged to submit an audit report and tax return audited by a Hong Kong Certified Practising Accountant to the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department within a time limit. If the tax return shows that the limited company is profitable, the Inland Revenue Department will issue a tax notice to the limited company to pay the relevant taxes. If a company fills in wrong information on the tax form or omits individual items, or submits the tax return late, it may violate the tax regulations, and the company may be prosecuted and fined by the Inland Revenue Department.
Regular bookkeeping for the company
Having a Certified Public Accountant to prepare an audit report
Filing profits tax returns
Pay Profits Tax
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A limited company must prepare accounting accounts, appoint a certified public accountant to arrange an audit, and submit the audit report, profits tax calculation table and profits tax return to the Inland Revenue Department.
Generally speaking, only Hong Kong limited companies need to submit the audit report when filing tax returns. In addition, if the profit of a sole proprietorship or partnership business exceeds 2 million, the tax return must also be accompanied by a balance sheet and a business profit and loss statement certified by a certified public accountant. File a tax return.
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