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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Local investors need to do their homework on overseas property

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by JAMES HALL

    ... tax when selling the property. As a foreign investor, any income derived in the UK is subject to income tax. However, income tax payable can be offset against holding costs. Stamp duty ... Are there any restraints on foreign investment? Is the legal system transparent? Can advice be obtained on legal, tax and financial issues? Is there access to finance? Is there local demand ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Tax-break proposals would give Hong Kong reits a shot in the arm

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by ADA CHOI

    ... and lure more capital from pension funds. According to the proposals, landlords would be given greater incentives to inject assets into their sponsored H-reits. Income would not be taxed at the 16.5 per cent corporate rate but taxed after income was distributed to unit holders. While these proposed tax incentives might be attractive to sponsors, it remains uncertain they would ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Qianhai a potential investment alternative to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by EDWARD FARRELLY

    ... proposed an advantageous tax structure for eligible corporations in key sectors and skilled employees. Corporate income tax is to be set at a reduced rate of 15 per cent, while employees will have ... Edward Farrelly property.post@scmp.com The zone near Shenzhen can provide the kind of low tax regime, strong infrastructure and gateway to the mainland that companies want Qianhai ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Should investors buy property, property stocks or both?

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHUNG

    ... is recurrent income (rentals, dividends) and diversification not only in terms of sources but also in aspects of taxation. For example, rental incomes involve taxes while stock dividends do ...

  5. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    British budget tightens taxation of homes held by non-residents

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:21pm by KATIE GRAVES

    ... Katie Graves Higher rate of stamp duty tax will be applied to homes people own by way of corporate entities British budget hits non-resident property owners In tax terms, Britain's ... on the proposed extension of capital gains tax to non-residents in the consultation paper published on March 28. The proposals will adversely affect more owners than originally thought. Since 2012, ...

  6. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Changes to UK property taxes to take effect in April

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by HOWARD BILTON

    ... People have three months to change offshore ownership of British real estate to avoid fees As expected the draft legislation was published on December 11 outlining the new taxes ... inheritance tax, which would otherwise be charged at 40 per cent of the property's value, after allowances, upon the owner's death. As a company never dies, the property becomes the shares ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Taiwan insurance giants eye overseas property investments

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by JOSEPH LIN

    ... in the case of the United States, for tax-saving purposes. Under the guidelines, the target investment building has to be income-generating with occupancy of more than 60 per cent and the investment ... in core Taipei for income return. Their new freedom to invest offshore won't translate into an immediate deluge of capital flowing from Taiwan to the four corners of the globe. While ...

  8. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Ireland beckons for Asian property investors

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Marie Hunt

    ... of 2013. But where does Asian capital fit into this equation? Well, on the surface it doesn't. Less than 1 per cent of investment in income-producing real estate in the Irish market in 2013 ... billion into global property. Although the Irish market is small, its occupier markets are considerably stronger than many other euro-zone locations due in part to its 12.5 per cent corporate tax ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Beijing will try to control property prices without stifling growth

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Ness

    ... Andrew Ness property.post@scmp.com Incoming leadership in Beijing will be walking tightrope between trying to keep new bubble from forming and allowing economic expansion Mainland's lid onprices must not stifle growth The incoming fifth-generation party and national leadership in Beijing undoubtedly wishes to start its term on a positive note. But in approaching the task ...



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