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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China's VAT reform to impact developers in cooling market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Langi Chiang

    ... the initial tax rate for projects started before VAT implementation. Officials are also yet to lay down in detail how they intend to avoid double taxation of projects that are half-finished ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Property and construction sectors likely to see introduction of 11pc value added tax next July, forcing them to overhaul business practices V.A.T. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1597684/chinas-vat-reform-impact-developers-cooling-market
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - TENDER

    MTR Corp's Tai Wai tender sweetened with cut in land tax

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu MTR's Tai Wai tender sweetened with land tax cut MTR Corp yesterday released the tender terms for the Tai Wai Station residential project as the land premium was cut to a level 18 per cent lower than two years ago in a bid to woo developers. Under the revised terms, sources said the Land Department cut the land tax to HK$10.36 billion, or HK$3,832 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1594185/mtr-corps-tai-wai-tender-sweetened-cut-land-tax
  3. News - World - CANADA

    Vancouver mayoral candidate Meena Wong proposes tax on vacant homes

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:03pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Meena Wong says wealthy absentees should pay surcharge in Vancouver Mayoral hopeful wants to tax vacant homes Hong Kong emigrant Meena Wong, who is striving to become Vancouver's first ethnic Chinese mayor, has called for part-time residents to pay for the privilege of leaving their expensive homes vacant in the city. Vancouver, in west ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590864/vancouver-mayoral-candidate-meena-wong-proposes-tax-vacant-million-dollar
  4. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Buyers rush to avoid new property taxes at midnight

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Paggie Leung

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Buyers rush to avoid new midnight property taxes A developer last night brought forward the sale of flats to beat the introduction at midnight of the latest round of government cooling measures that were announced on Friday. Sun Hung Kai Properties last night put up for sale 92 units at Wings II in Tseung Kwan O at an average of HK$8,957 per square ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1156585/buyers-rush-avoid-new-property-cooling-measures-midnight
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Flat agent's rapid action sees clients save millions by avoiding new tax

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Tsang Chun-wah unveiled measures taking effect at midnight that night to curb property speculation. Henderson brought forward the official launch from Saturday. "The new tax rules mainly ... the new tax," he said. So the real estate agency mobilised about 400 agents to call customers, particularly mainland buyers, and encourage them to rush to the Tsim Sha Tsui sales office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1073331/flat-agents-rapid-action-sees-clients-save-millions
  6. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Heavier taxes on homes held in companies make London hotels an attractive option

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:22am by JAMES INNES

    ... property in a company, hotels look increasingly attractive. To date, new legislation has been enacted to target "enveloped dwellings", principally to prevent tax avoidance. However, ... James Innes property.post@scmp.com Prospects for London hotels look good, with limited stock and growing disparity between new room supply and demand Higher company taxes make hotels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1526632/heavier-taxes-homes-held-companies-make-london-hotels
  7. Property - International - JAPAN

    Japan enjoys home sales rush to beat looming tax rise

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... surge ahead of tax Record low mortgage rates and the prospect of a consumption tax jump that will add the price of a new Toyota Corolla to the cost of an average home spurred Sumiko Morigaki into action. "Tax hikes have been looming, so that gave me a push to buy," Morigaki, 43, a manager at an apparel retailer in Tokyo, said after buying a three-bedroom flat in Kanagawa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1024614/japan-enjoys-home-sales-rush-beat-looming-tax-rise
  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Sales of luxury British homes surge despite tax increase

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... a transaction tax known as stamp duty on homes sold for more than £2 million to 7 per cent from 5 per cent. The use of corporations set up in offshore tax havens such as the Cayman Islands to avoid ... Bloomberg in London Increase in stamp duty on prime real estate has little effect, with overseas buyers in search of a safe haven flocking to London Luxury sales surge despite tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1034269/sales-luxury-british-homes-surge-despite-tax-increase
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese developers reply to questions over unpaid land appreciation taxes

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Langi Chiang

    ... tax evasion. "The two parties fighting each other in the front are the weakest groups [involved in the dispute]. The biggest beneficiary and the one that has discourse power are hiding ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com A TV broadcast alleging trillions in unpaid dues on land appreciation has resulted in an ugly war of words between state media and developers A taxing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1369212/chinese-developers-reply-questions-over-unpaid-land
  10. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreign buyers of homes in Paris at a 15-year high amid falling prices

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... "The price trend is making buyers more cautious and investors tend to stay away, discouraged by taxes, falling returns and threats to cap rents." A dearth of homes on the market has prevented properties from losing more value. To encourage homebuilders to be more active, the government last month said it will temporarily cut some taxes on land sales, loosen rules on buy-to-let ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1593975/foreign-buyers-homes-paris-15-year-high-amid-falling-prices

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