Publications

The following are our latest publications, spanning different countries.

Please see the country web page for the in-depth listing of publications available.

Immigration Newsletter

May 2017

Recent immigration updates for you from Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Singapore: Increase in processing time for pass applications

April 2017

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has increased its standard processing time with immediate effect for new and renewal work pass applications.

Hong Kong: The IRD’s recent comments on various salaries tax issues

March 2017

In the 2016 annual meeting between the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), the IRD commented on a number of salaries tax issues that may be of interests to taxpayers.

Global Mobility: Regional Tax Round-Up

March 2017

The Regional Tax Round-Up is a quarterly series which highlights recent changes or hot topics affecting the personal income taxation of your internationally-mobile employees across the region.

United States: IRS releases 2017 adjusted limitations for foreign housing exclusion or deduction

March 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued Notice 2017-21 to provide adjustments to the foreign housing limitations provided under Section 911(c)(2)(B) of the Code.

United States: IRS will soon enforce a new law that requires the denial or revocation of passports if certain taxes are unpaid

March 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website states that it will begin enforcing a new law in early 2017 that could result in the US State Department revoking, limiting, or refusing to renew a US passport for travelers with ‘seriously delinquent tax debt.’

Global Mobility: Regional Tax Round-Up

December 2016

Recent changes or current hot topics affecting the personal income taxation in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Vietnam