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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DOMESTIC

    Developers turn to small flats as stamp duty bites

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com As deals for luxury homes drop sharply due to double stamp duty, smaller units will dominate new developments Developers turn to small flats as stamp duty bites ... homes. The decision comes after transactions for homes priced above HK$20 million dropped by half in May as buyers baulked at continuing to pay stamp duties that were doubled on a sliding scale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1289274/developers-turn-small-flats-stamp-duty-bites
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New battle looms on property duty rises

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Pan-democrats set to continue pressing their demand for the right to vet future increases, threatening passage of the double stamp duty New battle ... revisions. But the housing minister remains non-committal. Legco passed the extended buyers' stamp duty on Saturday after a 35-hour debate. Twenty-three pan-democrats walked out in protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433886/new-battle-looms-property-duty-rises
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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. 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

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