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Dbriefs Asia Pacific Tax Webcasts

Anticipating tomorrow's complex issues and new strategies is a challenge. Navigating what's next with Dbriefs that give you valuable insights on important developments affecting your business in Asia Pacific

Geography Updates

Hong Kong SAR Budget 2023/2024 Commentary 

16 March, 2:00 – 3:00 PM SGT (GMT +8)

Host: Polly Wan

Presenters: Roy Phan, Jackie Wong

The Financial Secretary for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Mr. Paul Chan, delivered his seventh annual budget on Wednesday, 22 February 2023. As an international financial center, the HKSAR Government has recently been rolling out a number of initiatives and tax incentives on how the city can address emerging challenges facing the post-pandemic and global challenges to promote economic diversification for sustainable development in the future. We'll discuss:

  • A summary of the Budget highlights and the new Budget measures.
  • Measures to attract strategic enterprises and investments to foster sustainable development of Hong Kong enterprises.
  • Upholding Hong Kong's position as an international financial and asset management center.
  • Tax incentives for specific sectors and Pillar Two implementation timeline.

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Global Mobility, Talent & Rewards

Deloitte’s global remote work survey

21 March, 12:00 – 1:00 PM SGT (GMT +8)

Host: Sarah Vun

Presenters: Aleysha Azzopardi

Deloitte surveyed more than 820 tax, HR, finance, mobility, and payroll professionals across the globe who were asked how they have handled and responded to remote and hybrid work practices and policies. We also reached out to HR, tax and mobility leader’s to glean their insights about the global remote work journey. Come and hear the results of the global Deloitte survey, where we will share the following:

  • Survey results.
  • Key areas of focus to accelerate the operationalization of an organization’s remote work program.
  • What’s next on the horizon.

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Corporate Income Tax

Global Minimum Tax (Pillar Two) with Oracle’s TRCS – the how and what!

28 March, 2:00 – 3:00 PM SGT (GMT +8)

Host: Piyus Vallabh

Presenters: Liew Li Mei, Sarvesararao Madhav, and Kenneth Kramer

Pillar Two, the key components of which are commonly referred to as the "global minimum tax" introduces a minimum effective tax rate of at least 15%.  This is calculated based on a specific rule set with various computations involving financial and tax data further modified by certain elections.
This changes the way MNEs pay tax globally and creates a significant data and reporting challenge for MNEs. In this webcast we will share with you a recap of the concepts and rules and how they may impact your existing tax reporting processes. We will also demo Oracle TRCS, as an example, on what you may expect when it comes to compliance and technology. In this webcast, we will discuss: 

  • What are the latest updates on Pillar Two?
  • What are the data and reporting challenges anticipated?
  • As one of the technology solution provider, how Oracle TRCS can help in preparing for and complying with Pillar Two requirements. 
  • What next?

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Indirect Tax

Export Controls: regional updates and how to deal with transfers of intangibles 

13 April, 2:00 – 3:00 PM SGT (GMT +8)

Host: Suzanne Kao

Presenters: Chian Voen Wong, Dolly Zhang

Export controls and sanctions are taking a more prominent place on the global scene. The geo-political tensions tend to employ the use of export controls and sanctions even more across the globe. During this session, we will review the different updates and trends in the key export regimes and how they affect Asia Pacific the introduction of human rights as a reason for export controls, and addressing emerging technologies and how to identify, track and trace strategic intangibles transfers. The session will close with exploring the actions companies may take to face the raising complexity of the matter. During the webcast, we will discuss: 

  • China export control development and trends.
  • SEA export control developments and impact of global export control trends on SEA businesses.
  • US Export controls extraterritorial impact on Australasia businesses and tips on  multinational export controls compliance program development.

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