Hong Kong module

17 Jun 2022

This module gives you the required knowledge, skills and understanding of international tax issues relating to businesses in Hong Kong that you need to succeed in your career. Your learning will cover in detail the Hong Kong tax system as it affects individuals and corporations, with emphasis on international trading, special categories of taxpayer, tax administration, double tax relief and tax planning.

Who is it for?

The Hong Kong module is aimed at professionals around the world, particularly those advising or working with multinational corporations and private clients. ADIT is suitable for senior level professionals, managers or those working towards a senior level.

What does it cover?

Diagram explaining the Hong Kong syllabus breakdown as follows: Tax planning and auditing 10%. Tax administration - 10%. The Hong Kong double taxation treaty network and double taxation relief; and transfer pricing - 10%. Stamp duty - 10%. Taxation of individuals - 25%. Taxation of businesses - 35%.

The exam consists of three parts. Part A consists of two mandatory questions worth 25 marks each. Part B consists of one mandatory question worth 20 marks. Part C consists of four questions worth 15 marks each, of which candidates are required to answer any two.

  • Exam length: 3hrs 15mins
  • Available in June

How it will benefit you

  • Gain a robust understanding of theory coupled with practical application
  • Build your confidence, skills and competencies to apply principles in your daily work
  • Keep up with fast-changing developments in tax law, and stay ahead in your field
  • Increase your employability with a qualification recognised around the world

Length of study

Approximately 200 hours of learning time is recommended to complete the Hong Kong module. This may vary dependent on a number of factors including your background, knowledge and experience, and your study method.

How is it assessed?

  • One exam consisting of three parts
  • Questions designed to test your application of concepts to real world scenarios
  • Employer-driven syllabus, with a professional focus