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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales in second-hand property market double after stamp duty

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 01:01pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to figures from Centaline Property Agency. The figures come just days after the government unveiled a set of extra stamp duties aimed to cool the city's property market. The figures come just days after the government unveiled a set of extra stamp duties aimed to cool the city's property market The number of transactions doubled from the previous weekend because many people had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158201/sales-second-hand-property-market-double-after-stamp-duty
  2. 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
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1124992/new-stamp-duties-no-big-blow-government-revenue-forecast
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Property stamp duty concessions fail to impress lawmakers

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:37pm by FANNY FUNG, Sandy Li, Tanna Chong

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Sandy Li and Tanna Chong Lawmakers from all parties say proposed concessions are inconsistent Stamp duty concessions fail to impress lawmakers Lawmakers were unimpressed by a government bid to appease them with concessions on a bill to affirm last year's doubling of stamp duty, introduced to cool the property market. The concessions, leaked on Monday, were put before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511563/property-stamp-duty-concessions-fail-impress-lawmakers
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Solicitors, commerce chamber seeks exemptions to proposed stamp duty

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Solicitors, business group seek stamp duty provision Solicitors and a foreign business chamber have expressed concern about a planned 15 per cent stamp duty ... committee vetting the bill, the Australian chamber's chief executive, Kirsty Boazman, said: "The chamber is concerned about the impact of the buyer's stamp duty on people who hold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1150540/solicitors-commerce-chamber-seeks-exemptions-proposed-stamp-duty
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Double stamp duty on non-residential premises will hit businesses hard

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by TIMOTHY PEIRSON-SMITH

    ... To address this, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's administration made early efforts to further curb residential property prices by introducing a buyer's stamp duty following the introduction of a special stamp duty by the previous administration. The two measures have cooled the residential market, but have undesirably fuelled similar speculation in the commercial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1238366/double-stamp-duty-non-residential-premises-will-hit
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1427216/stamp-duty-should-extend-commercial-properties-accounting-firm

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