17.01.2013 - Hong Kong – getting set for Sukuk
Following a public consultation process, Hong Kong has commenced the legislative process for the introduction of tax changes to permit the issuance of Sukuk. The proposed legislation was published in a Legislative Council Brief on December 28, 2012, which seeks to establish a level playing field for the taxation of conventional bonds and Sukuk (referred to as “alternative bond schemes” or “ABS” in the legislation) and details tax exemptions for qualifying structures...............................................Full Article: Source
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