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    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Macau's rental yield is expected to rise, although the overall residential property market could remain steady, according to Midland Realty. More expatriates involved in construction and infrastructure projects are anticipated to look for homes in Macau, which will push up rents. Midland adds that transactions have fallen sharply after the Macau government introduced a special stamp duty ...

  2. Another handout for Macau residents

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... has presided over three handouts. Chu also announced the introduction of a special stamp duty to rein in property speculation. Properties bought from today and sold within a year of purchase will incur a 20 per cent stamp duty. The new levy will be reduced to 10 per cent between one and two years after purchase. Macau's Monetary Authority will also cap the mortgage on new purchases ...

  3. Home prices race up despite tariff

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Additional stamp duties imposed on residential sales in Macau a year ago have failed to curb demand in the former Portuguese enclave, where prices have ... at realtor Jones Lang LaSalle. 'But if the government wanted to curb prices from growing with the extra stamp duty, I have not seen this happening. The situation is similar to that in Hong Kong ...

  4. On the Move

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on regulatory compliance issues in data privacy. Pierre Chan Partner, Baker and McKenzie Chan focuses on Hong Kong and regional tax planning, stamp duty, wealth management and succession planning, ...

  5. On duty with the PLA

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's strict, confined and regimented, but after all, it is a military barracks, part of the People's Liberation Army's Hong Kong Garrison. But it is not a secretive setting. Post photographer May Tse was welcomed onto the PLA's naval b ...

  6. Trading up

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... lobbying Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Another hoped-for change is the abolition of, or a cut in, stamp duty, enticing more regional and foreign companies to list in Hong Kong and making it easier for smaller firms to raise funds (although some say the soaring stock market has made it such a cash cow for the government that abolition is unlikely). Stamp duty is a key concern ...

  7. Cooling measures a cold shower for Macau market

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... half. It also forecasts home prices will fluctuate by as much as 20 per cent for the rest of this year. In April, Macau's chief executive announced a special stamp duty and curbs ... a year of purchase will have to pay the special stamp duty, equivalent to 20 per cent of the price of the property. If the property is sold within two years of buying it, the tax is 10 per cent. ...

  8. For richer, for poorer

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kitty Poon

    ... Kitty Poon Just like the soaring yuan and the mainland stock dealing frenzy in previous months, Beijing's decision to raise the stamp duty on share trading was a hot topic ... Thanks to the booming A-share markets, her assets doubled in a matter of years. People like Ms Wu are unlikely to be deterred by the recent rise in stamp duty, or any similar measure to cool ...

  9. Budget 2005

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... revenue from stamp duty and other taxes.' TOURISM 'Over the next two years... the Hong Kong Tourism Board will launch a series of strategic global publicity and promotion programmes. ... ESTATE DUTY 'It is impossible for us to give an accurate estimate of the amount of foreign and domestic investment that will be induced if estate duty is abolished. Nonetheless, we ...

  10. Obsession: Stamp pendants

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rachel Crowther Stamp collectors will love Vivienne Westwood's limited-edition stamp pendants. Each pendant is dedicated to a city, including Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, Milan and Seoul. We love the detailing in each design, from the scalloped edge of the pendant to the unique image chosen for each city. The Hong Kong pendant (above, HK$1,280) features the bright neon ...




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