Hong Kong Maintenance and Deadlines
IMPORTANT DEADLINES FOR ALL HONK KONG COMPANIES
1. DEADLINES FROM HK COMPANIES REGISTRY
2. IRD (Inland Revenue Department) OF HONG KONG DEADLINES
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR HONG KONG MAINTENANCE
If default is made in delivering annual returns for registration, the maximum penalty is HK$50,000 for each breach together with a daily default fine of HK$1,000 in the case of a continuing offence.
No FS are required to be delivered for registration if the company has been incorporated for less than 18 months prior to the date of delivery of the annual return under section 788(1) of the CO and the accounts of the company that are required to be published have not been made up.
Generally, a newly registered business will receive its first profits tax return some 18 months after the date of commencement of business or the date of incorporation.
The annual exercise to issue profits tax returns in bulk takes place on the first working day of April each year.