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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    Foreign chambers of commerce hit out at doubling of Hong Kong stamp duty

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Tax on commercial property unfairly targets firms seeking permanent homes, businesses say Foreign chambers cry foul over stamp duty doubling Chambers of commerce that represent hundreds of foreign firms in Hong Kong are voicing unhappiness at the recent doubling of stamp duty on commercial property purchases. The government's February 22 tax increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1250048/foreign-chambers-commerce-hit-out-doubling-hong-kong-stamp
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property cooling measures unfair to locals, Hong Kong lawmakers say

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers call on government to back down on new stamp duty rules and ask that residents to be exempt from corporate taxes Cooling measures 'unfair ... At the Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2012 committee meeting yesterday, legislators urged the government to allow companies set up by Hong Kong permanent residents to be exempted from the new buyer's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1311063/property-cooling-measures-unfair-locals-hong-kong-lawmakers-say
  5. 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
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

    Stamp duty chokes sales of Hong Kong commercial property

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Increased investment cost has deterred buyers of commercial property, and owners reluctant to cut prices while they enjoy good rental returns Stamp duty chokes office sales Commercial property deals in the city fell sharply over the past three months as short-term investors shied away after the doubling of stamp duty on the purchase of both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1232404/stamp-duty-chokes-sales-hong-kong-commercial-property
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Market changes call for stamp duty alternative

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:00am by ROGER NISSIM

    ... for stamp duty alternative Is now the right time to replace the Buyers Stamp Duty? Following the inertia of the previous two administrations as regards land supply, the current administration has ... in 1997/8. The current Buyers Stamp Duty (BSD) is only really effective in a rising market and a more equitable form of tax such as a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) now needs to be planned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1237952/market-changes-call-stamp-duty-alternative
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Homes sweet homes for rich who beat duty slug

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:48am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Buy a few flats at same time, lump them into a single deal and you can skip double stamp duty Homes sweet homes for rich who beat duty slug Does the government have one set of standards for rich homebuyers and another set for the not-so-rich? That appears to be the case- for seemingly inexplicable reasons. Despite the doubled stamp duty on properties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1371445/homes-sweet-homes-rich-who-beat-duty-slug
  9. News - Hong Kong - AUTONOMY

    CY Leung 'notified' Beijing before unveiling stamp duty

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 02:52pm by Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung, Olga Wong

    ... Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung and Olga Wong CY 'notified' Beijing before unveiling stamp duty Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying confessed yesterday to phoning Beijing about a new stamp ... and the principle of Hong Kong people governing Hong Kong, and that the information could have been leaked to investors. "It was not a request for instructions … since the buyer's stamp duty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1200184/cy-leung-denies-seeking-permission-beijing-stamp-duty
  10. 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

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