Profit before tax
Main Business Activities
Shell has been present in Macao since 1989. Operations include retail sites and the distribution of lubricants and fuel products. Shell conducts its business through locally appointed agents and dealers. The Macao business does not have any activities or own any assets in Hong Kong. Shell in Macao has a small office and relies on administrative support from affiliate companies.
The statutory corporate income tax rate in Macao is 12%.
Profit is derived from downstream global marketing activities in Macao and tax on this is paid in Macao. Tax is paid in arrears. The tax paid in 2020 is on the taxable profits from previous years. Tax accrued is the expected corporate income tax on profits arising in 2020 but is due and payable in 2021.