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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - Tax

    Beijing set to impose tax on capital gains

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... capital gains tax on Beijing's agenda Wealthy mainlanders keen to take part in private equity and venture capital deals are being forced to revise their investment strategies amid expectations that Beijing will impose a new capital gains tax that could eat into their profits from such deals. The on-again, off-again proposal by the State Administration of Taxation to tax ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Developers to benefit from capital gains tax

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Homebuyers to shift attention to primary market with levy on secondary sales Mainland developers are expected to benefit from the 20 per cent capital gains tax on second-hand homes, which ... of their implementation of the measures. Local governments have had different responses to the 20 per cent capital gains tax on secondary sales, a key measure in the latest round. While Beijing and Shanghai ...

  3. News - China - PROPERTY

    Couples with second homes file for divorce to beat capital gains tax

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... of the town as hundreds of couples filed for "divorce" to beat a new capital gains tax on second homes. "Nobody wants to do so because it's painful for a couple to split up ... announced recently it would charge property sellers a 20 per cent capital gains tax to curb the red-hot housing market. Those owning just one flat are exempt from the tax if they sell their home. ...

  4. News - China

    Chinese couples divorce to avoid property tax

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Chinese couples are flocking to divorce to evade a new tax on home sales after the government cracked down on property speculation, the Shanghai Daily newspaper reported on Wednesday. China’s central government last Friday issued rules to rein in house prices, including a nationwide capital gains tax of 20 per cent on profits owners make from ...

  5. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    UK tax changes alter property strategies

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Brendan Harper

    ... to pay capital gains tax (CGT), likely to be set at 28 per cent, upon the sale of a property. This is also likely to become effective in April next year. British properties valued at more than ... possible to transfer a property from one company to another to reduce the capital gains that will apply next April. Each situation is unique and owners of British residential properties should seek ...

  6. News - Business - PROPERTY

    Capital gains tax on second-home transactions hits property prices

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Greater China, said: "The introduction of the 20 per cent capital gains tax on second-home transactions led people to rush to buy property in March before the policy took effect [in ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Home values climb more slowly in Aprilas Beijing's cooling measures take effect Mainland property prices hit by new tax Property prices grew more slowly ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    20% capital gains tax on mainland properties sparks stampede

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Reintroduction of capital gains duty prompts rush to complete transactions before measure becomes effective 20pc tax sparks seller stampede The reintroduction of a 20 per cent capital gains tax on the sale of property on the mainland by the State Council last Friday triggered a stampede by home sellers and agents to register their sales with government ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Return of capital gains tax on mainland may boost sales of new homes

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Tax on sellers' gains may boost new-home sales Developers may benefit from the reintroduction of a 20 per cent capital gains tax, as homebuyers are expected ... the South China Morning Post. As well as ordering the implementation of capital gains tax, the State Council, in its latest directive, requested that banks adhere to requirements for the issuance ...

  9. Positive notes

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Libby Peacock

    ... GBP275,000 has not been subject to the tax.) Capital gains tax The main tax advantage for Hong Kong investors is that non-British residents do not have to pay capital gains tax when they sell their properties. But, while the lack of capital gains tax means property owners who sell their property can keep all their profit, this only applies if they buy to let. Buying and selling frequently might ...

  10. Property - International - Tax

    UK to impose capital gains tax on foreigners

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:42am by Reuters, Yvonne Liu

    ... Reuters and Yvonne Liu New rule includes all who sell non-primary residence but impact is expected to be limited UK to impose capital gains tax on foreigners Hong Kong property analysts are awaiting further details of a proposed capital gains tax on foreign investors in Britain but believe the impact is likely to be limited given the existing property taxes at home and abroad. Britain ...




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