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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Agents say their business hit by cooling policies

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Heavyweights from the industry turn out to urge the government to withdraw extra stamp duties Agents say their business hit by cooling policies An alliance ... the measures last month, attended by thousands, the alliance said yesterday that if the government maintained its double stamp duty, they would consider "more radical moves", including ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Land sales and stamp duty push up city's revenue

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Not my intention to underestimate revenue, says finance chief as he gives reasons for surplus Land sales and stamp duty push up city's revenue The finance ... reason Tsang wrote, was the hot money, or flow of investment funds from overseas, coming into the city. An active stock market meant an increase in stamp duty revenue, he said. As more people ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong's property curbs likely to stay until prices fall further

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... government headquarters in Admiralty if the government maintained its doubling of stamp duty, which agents say is to blame for a massive decrease in sales. Home sales are running at 43 per cent below the level in February before the government announced it would double stamp duty on purchases of all properties valued at more than HK$2 million. But prices have so far barely budged despite ...

  5. 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 ...

  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 ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by LETTERS

    ... On report, "Property stamp duty concessions fail to impress lawmakers", May 14: chuchu59- I really detest the lawmakers representing the business sector. They want exemptions ... about stamp duties and parking spaces is beyond funny. Even small flats are ridiculously expensive still. quinlan- Where is the tax on unoccupied [homes]? ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Interior designer arrested for posting fake stamp duty statement online

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... dates and tax rates to imply the new 15 per cent stamp duty for non-local buyers would be increased to 30 per cent. It also claimed that, according to "internal information", ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Ho Man Tin site sale a litmus test of market outlook after new stamp duty

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Ho Man Tin plot for luxury flats is first to be auctioned since buyer’s stamp duty came in, sending deals for top-end homes down 80pc Luxury Ho Man Tin site ... for the property sector after the imposition of a 15 per cent extra stamp duty on non-permanent-resident and corporate buyers. Surveyors forecast the site, which could provide flats with a gross floor area ...




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