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Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Taxation)
證書(單元 : 香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程—稅務)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
2 months to 3 months
Course Fee
Deadline on 22 Mar 2024 (Fri)
2867 8475
2861 0278
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This programme aims to prepare students for the HKICPA QP Examination ‘Taxation’. It helps students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the Hong Kong tax system, including the major Hong Kong taxes that impact transactions, individuals, and entities. Also, the programme will provide students with an overview of the tax system in Mainland China.

Programme Details

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. explain and apply the key aspects of the tax system and administration in Hong Kong;
  2. apply tax rules and principles and calculate tax liabilities for property tax, salaries tax, profits tax, personal assessment and stamp duty in Hong Kong;
  3. apply profits tax rules and principles and calculate profits tax liabilities for cross-border transactions;
  4. demonstrate the key aspects of the tax system and administration in Mainland China; and
  5. advise on Hong Kong tax planning ideas and strategies to enhance tax efficiency.
  • The tax system and administration in Hong Kong
  • Tax issues and tax liabilities for transactions, individuals and entities:
    • Property tax
    • Salaries tax
    • Profits tax
    • Personal assessment
    • Stamp duty
  • Tax implications and tax liabilities for cross-border transactions
  • Key aspects of the tax system and administration in Mainland China
  • Hong Kong tax planning ideas and strategies to enhance tax efficiency

One 3-hour examination with case and essay/short questions. Questions can cover any areas of the syllabus.

Attendance Requirement

At least 70%


Upon successful completion of the programme and achieve at least 70% of attendance, students will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE a "Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Taxation)".

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Class Details

Meetings Date Days Time
1 23-Mar-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
2 6-Apr-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
3 13-Apr-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
4 20-Apr-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
5 27-Apr-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
6 4-May-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
7 11-May-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
8 18-May-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
9 25-May-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
10 1-Jun-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00
11 8-Jun-2024 Saturday 14:00-17:00


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3600

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants shall hold an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma awarded by a recognised institution or equivalent.
  • Applicants must check with HKICPA that they meet HKICPA requirements to take the QP Taxation Examination.
  • Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.
  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
證書 (單元:香港會計師公會專業考試備試課程 - 稅務)
COURSE CODE 33C158558 FEES $3,600 ENQUIRY 2867-8475
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (HKICPA Professional Examinations Preparatory Programme: Taxation)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [5])


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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