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  1. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Stamp duty should extend to commercial properties, accounting firm suggests

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:30pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Accounting firm urges rethink on stamp duty The government should stop charging companies stamp duty when they buy offices for their own use and instead ... The government doubled stamp duty on non-residential property sales a year ago this month, taking the rate to between 1.5 and 8.5 per cent of the price as part of a package of measures to cool ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    New stamp duties 'no big blow' to government revenue: forecast

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com New stamp duties 'no big blow' to revenue An accounting institute has predicted that government revenue will not be badly hit by the two new stamp duties introduced late last year, forecasting instead a budget surplus of HK$25.6 billion for the 2012-13 financial year. "The special stamp duty is mainly to crack down on property ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Land sales and stamp duty push up city's revenue

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Not my intention to underestimate revenue, says finance chief as he gives reasons for surplus Land sales and stamp duty push up city's revenue The finance ... reason Tsang wrote, was the hot money, or flow of investment funds from overseas, coming into the city. An active stock market meant an increase in stamp duty revenue, he said. As more people ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Experts' views on Tsang’s budget

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:29pm

    ... shown an effort to tackle structural budget problems? A: The government is trying to fix the tax system. Tsang talked about a waiver for stamp duty on the trading of all ETFs (exchange-traded ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Tax rise imminent, warns KPMG China

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... this surplus to the higher revenues from land sales, stamp duties and tax collection but has forecast a budget deficit of HK$45.9 billion for the next financial year. "The chief executive has ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    PwC pushes for tax breaks, relief measures in Hong Kong budget

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by LAUREN HO

    ... PricewaterhouseCoopers said land revenue would be boosted by HK$20 billion in the first quarter of this year. It expects profits and salaries tax to bring in about HK$165.9 billion, while revenue from stamp duty ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Tax rebate ceiling likely to be cut to just HK$10,000

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Joshua But

    ... Young forecast that the government could announce a budget surplus of HK$57 billion next week, the result of an increase in tax revenue, stamp duty and land premiums. Regional managing partner ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Hong Kong political, charity groups urge using budget surplus on poor

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU AND PHILA SIU

    ... Tsang had forecast a HK$3.4 billion deficit for the fiscal year, but revenue from land sales and stamp duties resulted in a HK$40 billion surplus in just the first three quarters. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Time to review Hong Kong tax system, say accountants

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... year, he said. All three accountants agreed revenue from land and stamp duty would increase further in 2013-14, but said it might be necessary to review the tax system. "We might see a tax ...



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