Tax efficient housing - avoiding the common pitfalls

The PricewaterhouseCooper''s partner examines common pitfalls of rental reimbursement arrangements in Hong Kong.

For many companies, providing rental reimbursement to employees as part of their pay has been normal practice for many years without any problems. It does not require any additional cost outlay by the company. The employee receives the same amount of pay each month but pays less tax than someone else earning the same who does not get rental reimbursement. Is this too good to be true Well, as some taxpayers have found out to their cost, it is too...

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