Webinar – Compliance Updates for Tax-exempt Charitable Organizations

The Inland Revenue Department updated the Tax Guide for Charitable Institutions and Trusts of a Public Character in September 2021. As the guide contains the interpretation and practice of the Department in relation to the taxation of charitable organizations, it is essential for NGOs to be aware of the changes and the latest requirements in complying with the Inland Revenue Ordinance. In this connection, the Council has invited a tax expert to speak at a webinar on the subject. Detail as follows: Date: 9 December 2021 (Thursday) Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Speaker: Mr Wilson Cheng, Hong Kong Tax Controversy Leader, EY Language: Cantonese (presentation materials in English) The webinar will be conducted online via Zoom. Target participants: Board / Committee Members, Agency Heads, Advisors, Company Secretaries, Senior Management of HKCSS Agency Members Interested parties please register online on or before 2 December 2021 (Thursday). Successful registrants will be notified by email on 6 December 2021 (Monday). For enquiries, please contact the Project team at 2922 9247 ...

《樂齡及復康科技產品應用經驗》分享會

政府於二零一八年十二月推出十億元樂齡及康復創科應用基金後,業界開始積極透過基金資助購置新型的樂齡科技產品。基金至今已批出五批的申請,第六批次的申請亦將陸續批出。經過大約兩年半的時間,各安老及康復服務機構累積了不少使用樂齡科技產品的經驗。 有見業界對樂齡科技產品需求增加,社聯將舉辦分享會邀請機構分享使用產品的情況及應用經驗,同時安排展示同類產品,供業界同工參考,提升業界對樂齡及康復科技的認識及在服務上的應用。活動詳情如下︰ 第一場《樂齡及復康科技產品應用經驗:防遊走及床邊監察系統》分享會 日期:2021 年 11 月 5 日(星期五) 時間:上午 11 時至 11 時 45 分 地點:香港會議展覽中心 Hall 1A 演講廳 對象:安老及復康服務同工、職業治療師等 名額: 80 人 時間 內容 講者 10:30-11:00 登記 11:00-11:05 分享會簡介 11:05-11:15 應用防遊走及床邊監察系統之經驗分享 1 新生精神康復會住宿服務 代表 11:15-11:25 應用防遊走及床邊監察系統之經驗分享 2 基督教懷智服務處 朗屏宿舍 代表 11:25-11:35 同類產品示範 1 產品供應商 11:35-11:45 同類產品示範 2 產品供應商   第二場 《樂齡及復康科技產品應用經驗: 吞嚥輔助及功能訓練器材 》分享會 日期:2021 年 11 月 5 日 (星期五)  時間:下午 2 時至 3 時 地點:香港會議展覽中心 Hall 1A 演講廳 對象:安老及復康服務社工、言語治療師、職業治療師、物理治療師等 名額: 80 人 時間 內容 講者 13:30-14:00 登記 14:00-14:05 分享會簡介 14:05-14:20 如何用科技處理吞嚥問題? 香港中文大學醫學院言語治療師 - 方思行先生 14:20-14:30 應用吞嚥輔助及功能訓練器材之經驗分享 1 香港聖公會福利協會 香港聖公會將軍澳安老服務大樓 代表 14:30-14:40 應用吞嚥輔助及功能訓練器材之經驗分享 2 保良局 夏利萊博士伉儷綜合復康中心 代表 14:40-14:50 同類產品示範 1 產品供應商 14:50-15:00 同類產品示範 2 產品供應商   敬希  閣下於11月1日(中午12時)或之前於網上報名,以便安排。如有任何查詢,歡迎與陳雅謌小姐(電話:3705 5357)聯絡。 多謝垂注! ...

Jockey Club NGO Governance Health Programme

Ensuring good governance means safeguarding against risks, better monitoring and assurance of performance in delivering the missions effectively and efficiently. Funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service has partnered with GAME for Good Limited and the Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong (the Centre of HKU) again to launch the “Jockey Club NGO Governance Health Programme” to help NGOs better understand and uphold good governance. The Programme will provide a self-assessment tool for local NGOs to measure their board governance health and examine the strengths and areas for improvement in governance practices. The assessment will generate comprehensive landscape data for reference of the sector. In addition, the Programme will also arrange debriefings, workshops and individual consultations for the participating agencies. Besides, tools and tips on governance practices will be developed for reference of NGO boards. Targets: NGOs (tax exempted charities under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance, and has actual operation locally in Hong Kong). Both "subvented” and “non-subvented” agencies are welcomed to participate. Quota: 50 organisations (priority for HKCSS agency members). First come, first served. Free of charge. Results & Follow Up: A Confidential Individual Governance Health Assessment Report will be given to each participating ...

Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit GIES 2021 –The Summit registration has been commenced!

With support from all walks, Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES) is now entering its 5th year.  Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit will be held in the coming November.  The Summit registration has been commenced!  40 local and overseas speakers will be presenting and share their views on the application and development of gerontech.  Most sessions will go online, while some sessions welcome audiences to join physically. Registration and Details: https://gies.hk/en/summit/schedule Should you have any queries, please email us at [email protected] or call 3705 5336 for more information ...

“Transitional Housing Seminar”:Sharing Project Management Experience and Exploring Requirement and Specification of Transitional Social Housing

Transitional housing has become as one of the new housing initiatives since 2018. A number of transitional housing projects have been proposed and being implemented thereafter. Projects include social housing in privately owned vacant residential buildings, using “Modular Integrated Construction” method to construct transitional housing on vacant government lands and privately owned lands, converting vacant school premises to transitional housing and using hotels and guesthouse as transitional housing. And more and more non-governmental organizations (NGOs) participate into transitional social housing projects. Each project has various challenges, affecting their design and operation.   In order to enhance the capacity of NGOs to prepare the execution of transitional housing project, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service is going to hold a seminar named “Opportunities and Challenges of implementing transitional housing projects” on 28 October 2021. Representatives of NGOs undertaking transitional housing projects are invited to share their experience from preparation, site study, and local consultation to project design, construction management and housing operation, and discuss the users’ requirement, design principle and specification of transitional social housing. The Council members are invited to participate. The details of the seminar are as follows: Transitional Housing Seminar: Opportunities and Challenges of implementing transitional housing ...
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