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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Motor bike madness

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 10:39am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... parking spaces being snapped up in places as untrendy as The Belcher’s in Pokfulam and the New Territories to escape the new Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD). And of course commercial and industrial ... It seems that setting Buyer’s Stamp Duty (BSD) at a hefty15 per cent is not scaring off home buyers from the mainland. A PRC investor has reportedly bought a top-floor flat in the upmarket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1088130/motor-bike-madness
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Housing medicine not curing the problem

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Gordon Tse

    ... Gordon Tse While the government has announced steps to ease housing shortages in the medium term, they are unlikely to cool prices in the near term Alternative medicine won't cureproblems Hong Kong's housing sector seems to have developed a resistance to any medicine prescribed by the government. Take the special stamp duty, for example. This punitive short-term ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1047069/housing-medicine-not-curing-problem
  3. 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 ... and hence evade paying the buyer's stamp duty, which is payable by non-permanent residents and those buying flats through companies. The government said it would extend a clause in the Stamp ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1073590/law-change-plug-loophole-new-stamp-duty
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Stamp duty for developers to remain in place

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 03:24pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The government will maintain its new buyer’s stamp duty on local corporate buyers of flats, the housing minister said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after an Executive ... an exemption, for Hong Kong-registered companies, from the 15 per cent stamp duty that is now charged on flat purchases. It affects corporate buyers as well as non-permanent residents. Cheung made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107421/stamp-duty-developers-remain-place
  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Fewer want to buy Hong Kong property after stamp duty, survey finds

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 02:10pm by Phila Siu

    ... on October 26. The government launched a buyer stamp duty on non-permanent residents and companies, and increased and extended the special stamp duty on flat sales. The Monetary Authority made its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080646/fewer-want-buy-hong-kong-property-after-stamp-duty-survey-finds
  6. 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

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Ho Man Tin plot for luxury flats is first to be auctioned since buyer’s stamp duty came in, sending deals for top-end homes down 80pc Luxury Ho Man Tin site ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1114735/ho-man-tin-site-sale-litmus-test-market-outlook-after-new-stamp-duty
  7. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong's secondary home prices continue to fall in wake of stamp duty change

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by PEGGY SITO AND JOYCE NG

    ... Peggy Sito and Joyce Ng Secondary home prices continue fall on duties Hong Kong's secondary home prices are continuing to fall as the government's anti-speculative stamp duties ... residents and corporate buyers would have to pay an extra 15 per cent stamp duty on home prices. The added duty, which took effect on October 27, came on top of other duties aimed at checking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1100217/hong-kongs-secondary-home-prices-continue-fall-wake
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong home sales bounce back after dip following rise in stamp duty

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com After dip over stamp duties, sales rebound Second-hand home purchases in Hong Kong's 50 housing estates rose by almost a third last week, after ... prices." On October 26 the government announced that non-permanent residents and buyers who use company names would have to pay an additional stamp duty of 15 per cent of the price. The extra tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1086830/hong-kong-home-sales-bounce-back-after-dip-following-rise
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Government has no plan to plug stamp duty loophole

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Officials say tax avoidance won’t be included in proposal as few deals involve company buyers New stamp duty loophole will not be closed by bill Officials have ... asked why the government would not amend the law. "The loophole over share transfer existed in ordinary stamp duty. Why do you carry it to the new duties?" he said. The Buyer's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074767/government-has-no-plan-plug-stamp-duty-loophole
  10. News - China - PROPERTY

    Wenzhou's May Zheng eyes Hong Kong despite high stamp duty

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... properties already". She admitted that the 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty imposed by the Hong Kong government in October would dampen her enthusiasm, but it would not put her off entirely. ... there may consider Hong Kong properties," he said. Chen Yongfeng, Wenzhou Real Estate Developers Association's deputy chairman, said the 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty had driven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1111004/wenzhous-may-zheng-eyes-hong-kong-despite-high-stamp-duty

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