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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Loophole lets home sellers evade stamp duty

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, SANDY LI AND KWONG MAN-KI

    ... move to close a loophole that would allow outside flat buyers to evade the new 15 per cent stamp duty still leaves other escape routes. It has acted to stop developers from holding flats ... able to avoid the 4.25 per cent stamp duty using the same scheme. It also does not cover cases in the secondary market where a person purchases a flat by buying the shares of the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074145/loophole-lets-home-sellers-evade-stamp-duty
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Early signs suggest new stamp duties haven't reined in prices

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland While sales have slumped in the wake of the levy, strong interest from wealthy locals in buying second flats has helped support home prices Early signs suggest new stamp duties haven't reined in prices At the end of October, the Hong Kong government slapped a punitive 15 per cent stamp duty on all non-resident and corporate buyers of residential properties in an attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1124121/early-signs-suggest-new-stamp-duties-havent-reined-prices
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Investors rush for office space as stamp duties cool market

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu, Stuart Lau, PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu, Stuart Lau and Phoenix Kwong in Beijing Brokers expect commercial property prices to rise in face of residential stamp duties, but government may intervene there, too Agents warn of a rush into office space Property agents say they expect investors to retreat from the housing market as a result of the stamp duties announced on Friday, and move into an already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1072770/investors-rush-office-space-stamp-duties-cool-market
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Home buyers down after Hong Kong stamp duty rise

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Buyers down after homes duty rise Sales of existing homes continued to fall over the weekend, as prospective buyers stayed on the sidelines after the government doubled stamp duties just over a week ago. The number of sales of existing homes in 15 benchmark residential estates dropped by nearly a fifth to 9 during the weekend from the previous weekend, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1174199/home-buyers-down-after-hong-kong-stamp-duty-rise
  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Demand for flats falls by half in wake of stamp duty rises

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... Paggie Leung and Joshua But Stamp duty rises aimed at cooling market have an immediate effect as buyers and sellers adopt cautious approach, leading to big drop in deals NEW MEASURES SEE ... Developers hoping to complete sales programmes looked for ways to fight the impact of sharp increases in stamp duties. They increased the commission for agents- some of whom were passing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1157299/demand-flats-falls-half-wake-stamp-duty-rises
  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Flat sales slump since new stamp duty

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Phila Siu

    ... new stamp duty Property sales slumped last week, despite an increasing number of owners cutting prices, following the introduction of new stamp duty. Flat owners cut prices 3 to 5 per cent, ... measures. On October 26 the government announced that non-permanent residents and buyers who use company names would have to pay an additional stamp duty of 15 per cent of the price. The extra tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1081135/flat-sales-slump-new-stamp-duty
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    New stamp duties fail to deter 16 bids in two residential land block tenders

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Government tenders for two housing sites attract at a total of 16 bids each before closing Developers undeterred by new stamp duties Developers do ... after it introduced a buyer stamp duty on non-permanent residents and companies last Friday and increased and extended the special stamp duty on flat sales to curb soaring home prices. Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1074856/new-stamp-duties-fail-deter-16-bids-two-residential-land
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY phoned Beijing to clear stamp duty policy

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com DAB chairman's revelation that CY telephoned Beijing to clear a new stamp duty last October sparks fears over the mainland's influence Lots ... before a new stamp duty aimed at non-local homebuyers- mainlanders included- came into force last October. The revelation raised concerns among scholars and pan-democrats that the two governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199686/cy-phoned-beijing-clear-stamp-duty-policy
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Extra stamp duty 'to hit speculators only', says financial secretary Tsang

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Real buyers will not be hurt, John Tsang says; developers respond by lifting agent commissions Extra duty 'to hit speculators only' Extra stamp duty 'to hit speculators only' Genuine home buyers will not be affected by property cooling measures, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday, adding that the higher stamp duties imposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1157816/extra-stamp-duty-hit-speculators-only-says-financial-secretary-tsang
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Housing rents seen to rise faster as new stamp duty hits home purchases

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Paggie Leung

    ... Friday the government declared a doubling of stamp duties for homes and non-residential properties valued at more than HK$2 million. The measures came just four months after the roll-out of additional stamp duties of 15 per cent of the purchase price to cool demand from foreigners and companies. Last year rents in 85 housing estates rose for 11 straight months to HK$22.8 per sq ft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1159207/housing-rents-seen-rise-faster-new-stamp-duty-hits-home

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