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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unpaid property taxes piling up in law firms a risk as Legco delays stamp duty bill, John Tsang claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Patsy Moy, Emily Tsang

    ... Patsy Moy and Emily Tsang Finance chief says property levies piling up at law firms while lawmakers are filibustering Tsang frets over delay to stamp duty bill's passage Law firms risk having to keep an increasing amount in property taxes paid by clients because of a delay in passing legislation to enact a doubling of stamp duty, the financial chief claims. The extra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548273/unpaid-property-taxes-piling-law-firms-risk-legco-delays-stamp-duty
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1453544/increase-property-taxes-rich-investors-who-hoard-vacant-property
  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia presidential candidate Joko Widodo announces plan to allow foreigners to buy property

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:39pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Jakarta Presidential candidate's new policy to increase tax revenue may boost demand for luxury flats Widodo vows to allow foreigners to buy property Indonesian presidential hopeful Joko Widodo plans to allow foreigners to buy apartments to boost tax revenue, a move that could spur demand for property in the country's luxury market. Foreign investors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547000/indonesia-presidential-candidate-joko-widodo-announces-plan-allow
  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:37am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Mainlanders, who spent about £3.5b on British property last year, are unfazed by new tax laws New taxes won't dampen Chinese interest in UK Property-related taxes imposed and proposed by the British government will not deter mainland Chinese intent on buying property in Britain, lawyers and industry insiders say. "The new tax laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1486708/mainland-buyers-british-property-unfazed-new-taxes
  5. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Ireland beckons for Asian property investors

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

    ... 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 ... Marie Hunt property.post@scmp.com The speed of the turnaround has caught many by surprise as the market moves back into investors' sights Ireland beckons for Asian buyers drawn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1549713/ireland-beckons-asian-property-investors
  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Legco gets more control over double stamp duty property-cooling measure

    Posted May 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Tanna Chong

    ... stamp duty – under which buyers who own other properties and those who are not permanent residents must pay higher taxes – of the change yesterday. The government has collected the tax since ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Government makes concession amid fears stamp duty bill could fail Lawmakers to get say before changes to tax Lawmakers will have a chance to block any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520311/legco-gets-more-control-over-double-stamp-duty-property-cooling
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    US slaps tax on bitcoin as IRS deems it to be 'property'

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:21am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... be taxed, financial analysts say. They were speaking after a decision by the United States Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday to treat virtual currency as property for tax purposes, instead of as currency. The IRS said general tax principles applicable to property transactions would apply to transactions using virtual currency. It did not recognise virtual currency as legal tender ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458074/hong-kong-urged-take-firm-position-bitcoin-tax
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Confusion over trial property tax The mainland has started drafting a property tax law, but analysts are not sure whether it means a pilot programme ... Congress, told reporters on Sunday that the government "is drafting the [property tax] law and will submit it for approval when the time is ripe". That relieved some industry figures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446030/china-drafts-property-tax-law-fate-pilot-programme-air
  9. Property - International - NEW YORK

    Change in New York's property tax could yield US$4b windfall

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:03am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Watchdog urges mayor to reform property levy, which is skewed in favour of the city's wealthy at the expense of poor and middle-class renters Taxing New York's rich ... property taxes and taking on some of New York's richest residents he could raise eight times as much. De Blasio, a self-described progressive Democrat, was elected on a promise to reduce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1446422/change-new-yorks-property-tax-could-yield-us4b-windfall
  10. Property - International - EUROPE

    UK tax on empty properties would alleviate home shortage, EU Says

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:03am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg European Commission says levy penalty would encourage developers to make better use of land Tax on empty properties 'would ease UK shortage' The UK government should consider introducing a tax on vacant properties to encourage construction companies to make better use of the land, the European Union says. Such a levy would help ease the country's housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1446425/uk-tax-empty-properties-would-alleviate-home-shortage-eu-says

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