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  1. Business - Money - TRADING

    Stockbrokers to lobby for lower stamp duties

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:02am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Industry body says cut in transaction fee will benefit market players and boost turnover Stockbrokers to lobby for lower stamp duties Stockbrokers plan to lobby the government to reduce the stamp duty on stock transactions to help boost market turnover. "Cutting stamp duty would benefit investors and stockbrokers," said Jeffery Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1404087/stockbrokers-lobby-lower-stamp-duties
  2. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Stamp duty increase provokes protests

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Stamp duty increase provokes protests More organisations and individuals have joined the chorus of criticism against the doubling of stamp duty on the purchase ... of Chartered Surveyors said. "The proposed double stamp duty might send a negative signal to the international business community and therefore potentially adversely affect Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1259450/stamp-duty-increase-provokes-protests
  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's stamp duties are woefully inefficient ways to tax

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:27am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The argument that revenue raised from taxing share transactions is a pay cheque for Hongkongers for keeping the rule of law is short-sighted HK's stamp duty is a woefully inefficient way to raise money On Sunday, my esteemed colleague Jake van der Kamp duffed me up in print. I'd provoked his ire by arguing that the Hong Kong government should scrap its stamp duty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1336792/hong-kongs-stamp-duties-are-woefully-inefficient-ways-tax
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Arguments for keeping Hong Kong's stamp duty fail close scrutiny

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 03:09am by Tom Holland

    ... stamp duty fail close scrutiny A newspaper column calling for a cut in tax would normally get an enthusiastic reception. So although I wasn't surprised by the volume of readers' e-mail messages that flowed in after Monitor suggested a couple of weeks ago that Hong Kong should scrap its stamp duty on share trading, I was gobsmacked by the vehemence of their criticism. There can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1344773/arguments-keeping-hong-kongs-stamp-duty-fail-close-scrutiny
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let's not do away with Hong Kong's stock transaction stamp duties; they're worth the money

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:31am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Let's not do away with stock transaction stamp duties Hong Kong should scrap its stamp duty on share trading Headline, Monitor column October 18 An old veteran ... be it. I differ with my colleague Tom Holland on this business of stamp duty. Tom's argument is that the 0.1 per cent stamp duty on almost all transactions on the stock exchange reduces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1335717/lets-not-do-away-hong-kongs-stock-transaction-stamp-duties
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    Hong Kong should scrap its stamp duty on share trading

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Tom Holland

    ... stamp duty on share trading To support its unsuccessful attempt to list in Hong Kong, Chinese internet retail giant Alibaba argued that the city's share of Asian stock market trading ... lacklustre trading volumes. The main reason is the Hong Kong government's stamp duty on stock transactions. Every time a share changes hands on the Hong Kong stock exchange, the buyer and seller ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1333961/hong-kong-should-scrap-its-stamp-duty-share-trading
  7. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Opposition to Hong Kong property stamp duty rise grows vocal

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... are increasingly expressing their opposition to the government's plan to double stamp duty on property transactions. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted a panel discussion ... against property market curbs they said had affected their livelihoods. Since the government said in February it would double stamp duty on purchases of residential and non-residential property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1277576/opposition-hong-kong-property-stamp-duty-rise-grows-vocal
  8. Business - Economy - PROPERTY

    Lawmakers warn of stand against stamp duty move

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... against stamp duty move Lawmakers have warned the government that they will vote against a proposal to double stamp duty on property purchases if the administration fails to make substantial ... investors and speculators. Hit by a slump in property sales after the introduction of the doubling of stamp duty in February, hundreds of property agents protested outside the Legislative Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1260261/lawmakers-warn-stand-against-stamp-duty-move
  9. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Chamber cries foul over stamp duty rise

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... over stamp duty rise The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong said the doubling of stamp duty on the purchase of commercial properties would be harmful to the growth of small ... for their own use as offices for their operation. "It is a good reinvestment back to Hong Kong." The higher stamp duty will also affect international investors who plan to buy commercial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1252879/chamber-cries-foul-over-stamp-duty-rise
  10. Business - Money - ASK MELANIE

    Saving stamp duty means leaving home

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Melanie Nutbeam

    ... duty means leaving home My wife and I are permanent residents and jointly own our home. We have separated and I would like to buy my own flat. Will I be exempt from the new higher stamp duties? No, even a half-share in a residential property makes you a home owner, and prey to higher stamp duties for second-home buyers. But as a permanent resident, you will be exempt from the 15 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/expert-qa/article/1230914/saving-stamp-duty-means-leaving-home

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