Insurance Tax Highlights - Asia Pacific

Insurance Tax Highlights is a periodic publication that provides snapshot of trends and developments in insurance and taxation in the Asia Pacific region.

April 2014 - Taiwan

Taxing Issues: Tax reform package proposes to increase tax revenue through reduction of creditable surtax on dividend distribution and increase in business tax for insurance companies. read more

March 2014 - Singapore

This bulletin has provided a snapshot of the variety of tax incentives available to the insurance industry in Singapore. read more

February 2014 - The Revised Insurance Code of the Philippines

On 15 August 2013, the President of the Philippines signed into law Republic Act No. 10607, which amends the 38-year old “Insurance Code of the Philippines” to strengthen and modernise the insurance industry in the country. read more

January 2014 - Hong Kong Transfer Pricing Update

Transfer Pricing has been in the news again this year with a variety of publications by the OECD and national tax authorities, and because of the increasing number of transfer pricing audits around the region. With that in mind, we have dedicated this article to discussing the transfer pricing issues arising from perhaps the most commonly occurring related party transactions for insurance groups operating in Asia - head office and central service transactions. read more