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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY phoned Beijing to clear stamp duty policy

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... DAB chairman's revelation that CY telephoned Beijing to clear a new stamp duty last October sparks fears over the mainland's influence The influence of mainland authorities ... to Wang Guangya, the director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing, a few hours before a new stamp duty aimed at non-local homebuyers - mainlanders included ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Stamp duty keeping non-locals out of property market

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... should be exempted from the tax, as figures show few speculators use companies to evade tax. On October 27, the government imposed a new stamp duty of 15 per cent on non-locals and companies ... non-locals out of the market The new 15 per cent tax on non-local and corporate property buyers has put many of them off the housing market, but sales volumes and prices have rebounded in the two ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Hotel scheme holds high risks for buyers who saved on stamp duty

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Olga Wong and Paggie Leung

    ... buyers escape the extra stamp duties imposed on residential property transactions last year. In October the government imposed a buyer's stamp duty of 15 per cent of the purchase price of homes, payable by all non-permanent-resident buyers and those buying houses or flats through companies, in addition to the standard stamp duty of up to 4.25 per cent. In a copy of a provisional ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Law change to plug loophole in new stamp duty

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com New rule to plug stamp duty dodge A legal clause will be introduced soon to plug a loophole that allows homebuyers to evade the new 15 per cent stamp duty ... cent of its subsidiary's shares within two years, the flat buyer will have to pay the 15 per cent stamp duty. The government said the intention was to extend the exemption to cover the new ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Call to leave local-owned companies out of 15pc tax

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Developers make counter-proposal to an increase of stamp duty on non-local buyers Call to leave local-owned companies out of 15pc tax Developers have made a counter-proposal to the government over a new property tax, suggesting that small companies with no more than five shareholders - who must all be locals - should be exempted from paying a 15 per cent duty ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Probe launched on sales in Apex hotel over stamp duty

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... said. Chiu insisted the sale was not aimed at circumventing the special 15 per cent duty on non-locals and businesses and up to 20 per cent duty if the properties were resold within three years ... to Cheung Kong, owners must pay a monthly management fee of about HK$2.90 per sq ft, but this may change next year. Since the government introduced the special stamp duty on residential purchases ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Ho Man Tin site sale a litmus test of market outlook after new stamp duty

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... for the property sector after the imposition of a 15 per cent extra stamp duty on non-permanent-resident and corporate buyers. Surveyors forecast the site, which could provide flats with a gross floor area ... into account the new tax before submitting bids. Sales of luxury homes have dropped nearly 80 per cent since the government imposed the buyer's stamp duty of 15 per cent on October 27. Midland ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sparks fly in developers' meeting with officials over anti-speculation taxes

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The association wants the new buyer's stamp duty - introduced in late October, under which overseas or corporate buyers of local properties have to pay 15 per cent of the transaction price as tax ... Peggy Sito, Olga Wong and Ng Kang-chung Private developers, angry over government's stamp duty to curb speculation, slam officials for being 'ignorant' about the sector ...

  9. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    New World to keep pace on sales despite stamp duty

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... would be affected by the stamp duty, only about 10 to 15 per cent of the homebuyers at new projects were from the mainland. "We didn't see mainland buyers decrease sharply, as only ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com New stamp duty has little effect on developer's sales timetable as few buyers are from mainland New World to keep pace despite tax New World Development ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Kerry Properties offers 15.8 per cent discount for The Summa units

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:14am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com The incentive for the Sai Ying Pun project includes a stamp duty subsidy worth 8.5pc Kerry offers 15.8pc off for units at The Summa Kerry Properties is offering a total discount of 15.8 per cent, including a stamp duty subsidy worth as much as 8.5 per cent of the listed price, to bolster the sale of its residential project, The Summa, in Sai Ying Pun. ...




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