Inland Revenue Department extends tax deadlines to 4th May


4th April 2020 – (Hong Kong) The Inland Revenue Department announced today that in view of the latest situation of COVID-19, deadlines for tax payments and lodgement of objections and holdover applications as well as submission of tax returns and information that fall between 23rd March and 2nd May are automatically extended to 4th May.

The department encourages the public to use its electronic services to handle their tax affairs as much as possible or send their documents to the department by post. A list of the department’s electronic services can be found in its website at

 The department will review the situation and make further announcements as necessary.