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  1. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong's secondary home prices continue to fall in wake of stamp duty change

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by PEGGY SITO AND JOYCE NG

    ... Peggy Sito and Joyce Ng Secondary home prices continue fall on duties Hong Kong's secondary home prices are continuing to fall as the government's anti-speculative stamp duties ... residents and corporate buyers would have to pay an extra 15 per cent stamp duty on home prices. The added duty, which took effect on October 27, came on top of other duties aimed at checking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1100217/hong-kongs-secondary-home-prices-continue-fall-wake
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong home sales bounce back after dip following rise in stamp duty

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com After dip over stamp duties, sales rebound Second-hand home purchases in Hong Kong's 50 housing estates rose by almost a third last week, after ... prices." 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/property/hong-kong-china/article/1086830/hong-kong-home-sales-bounce-back-after-dip-following-rise
  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Government has no plan to plug stamp duty loophole

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Officials say tax avoidance won’t be included in proposal as few deals involve company buyers New stamp duty loophole will not be closed by bill Officials have ... asked why the government would not amend the law. "The loophole over share transfer existed in ordinary stamp duty. Why do you carry it to the new duties?" he said. The Buyer's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074767/government-has-no-plan-plug-stamp-duty-loophole
  4. News - China - PROPERTY

    Wenzhou's May Zheng eyes Hong Kong despite high stamp duty

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... properties already". She admitted that the 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty imposed by the Hong Kong government in October would dampen her enthusiasm, but it would not put her off entirely. ... there may consider Hong Kong properties," he said. Chen Yongfeng, Wenzhou Real Estate Developers Association's deputy chairman, said the 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty had driven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1111004/wenzhous-may-zheng-eyes-hong-kong-despite-high-stamp-duty
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Stamp duty 'a drag' on sales at luxury project

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Marinella developer says new levy on buyers slowing purchases, calls for measure's review Stamp duty 'a drag on sales' at luxury project Sales of the 20 remaining special flats at luxury residential project Marinella were slowing because of the new buyer's stamp duty, the developers said yesterday. "The sales plan has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1103176/stamp-duty-drag-sales-luxury-project
  6. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    New World to keep pace on sales despite stamp duty

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com New stamp duty has little effect on developer's sales timetable as few buyers are from mainland New World to keep pace despite tax New World Development does not plan to change its timetable for property sales despite the impact of the new buyer's stamp duty on demand from those who are not permanent residents. "We need time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1087878/new-world-keep-pace-sales-despite-stamp-duty
  7. Comment - Letters

    Risk of property price bubble justifies new stamp duty

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... duty to buy property. (They are not precluded from purchasing property and there are already stories of property developers discounting prices to subsidise the stamp duty cost, suggesting ... resident too. The third criticism is that the stamp duty won't work and that there are better ways to solve the problem. These include freeing up land supply or recognising the cost imposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1082616/risk-property-price-bubble-justifies-new-stamp-duty
  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New 15 per cent stamp duty may hit expatriate homebuyers

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Tony Cheung

    ... Johnny Tam and Tony Cheung Stamp duty aimed at speculators could deter not-yet-permanent residents from buying New levy will block expatriates It may be targeted at property speculators, but a new stamp duty would derail the home-purchase plans of expatriates who are not yet permanent residents. That was the debate raging online a day after new cooling measures on the property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1071453/new-15-cent-stamp-duty-may-hit-expatriate-homebuyers
  9. 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
  10. 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

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