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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Fears of proposed 'mansion tax' hit prices of luxury property in London

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:28am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Asking prices for luxury London flats are lowered amid concern about opposition Labour Party's proposed tax on high-end property Mansion tax fears hit London ... will take power next year and impose a promised annual "mansion tax" on properties valued at £2 million or more. Owners of second homes who are based abroad would pay more than those who ...

  2. Business - Economy - REGULATION

    Industry plea for tax easing may boost China property market

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:29am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com China’s property sector may yet be boosted by another policy easing if officials agree to an industry plea for a modification of a property tax applied ... The 5 per cent tax was introduced in 2011 in an effort to rein in runaway home prices. The report said the authorities were looking into the industry proposal. “The talk about relaxing the property ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by LETTERS

    ... Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding Homes should be built and owned solely for people to live in and not as a means of making money, at least until ... social initiatives. The property inheritance tax abolished in 2006 under Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration should be brought back; perhaps at 25 per cent- in line with most developed ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Beijing beats Shanghai in property sales after policy relaxation

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:07pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Capital beats Shanghai in transaction volume after a new definition of 'ordinary homes' allows owners to enjoy reduced tax and cheaper loans Beijing gets boost from easing Beijing outperformed Shanghai in property transactions last week after the capital boosted the catchment for homes deemed eligible for reduced taxes and cheaper ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India gives court names of 627 with HSBC Swiss bank accounts in tax probe

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:38pm by AP

    ... land or real estate in order to avoid paying property taxes. On Monday, the government disclosed the names of seven people who it said had illegal accounts abroad. That led to widespread ... Associated Press in New Delhi Indian government gives court 627 names to probe; will reveal tax evaders Foreign HSBC account holders cited India's government has handed over the names ...

  6. Business - Commodities - METALS

    China aluminium demand hit by cooling property market

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Slowing construction of new homes hits demand for metal, just as aluminium production soars China aluminium demand hit by property market The mainland's aluminium smelters ... months. Exports of primary aluminium are unlikely to surge due to a 15 per cent tax but exports of semi-finished products benefit from tax rebates of 13 to 15 per cent. Spot aluminium, at about ...

  7. Business - China Business - TAXATION

    Comments show Beijing keen on pushing tax reform

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:11am by Toh Han Shih

    ... however, faces strong opposition from vested interests in reforming property taxes, which is likely to delay any move in that direction. On Monday, a commentary in the paper accused many ... to undertake fiscal reforms to shift more money into local government budgets. However, Beijing faced strong opposition from property owners and local governments over a planned property tax, said ...

  8. News - World - ITALY

    Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... in the investigation across Italy, which also led to the seizure of goods worth more than €100 million, including 100 properties, two companies and hundreds of bank accounts. Chronic levels of tax evasion, ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate Italy's financial police yesterday said they had broken up a ring of companies they believe used false accounting ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Increase property taxes on the rich investors who hoard vacant property

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Increase property taxes on rich investors who hoard vacant flats A tax policy that could address several of Hong Kong's challenges would recognise that: Property is a scarce resource in Hong Kong; Hoarding of property places a burden on society, particularly when premises are left vacant; Due to low interest rates and property taxes, the cost of carry ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Lai Sun Development earnings driven by rentals and property sales

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:29am by Sandy Li

    ... posted a 13.84 per cent decline in underlying profit to HK$247.7 million due to a larger provision for deferred tax on investment properties. It recorded a charge of HK$284.5 million compared ... and property sales. The company posted an underlying loss, excluding property revaluations, of HK$201.4 million a year earlier. For the year to July, the group, which owns three investment properties ...




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