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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Firms not exempt from stamp duty on Hong Kong homes

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporters Officials take a tough stand on new property tax and warn that a capital gains tax could be considered to further cool the red-hot market Exemption for local companies ruled out Local companies will not be exempted from the new higher stam ...

  2. 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 expatri ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Insight into Hong Kong buyer's stamp duty

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Wong

    ... Eric Wong moneypost@scmp.com Insight into HK buyer's stamp duty The Hong Kong government's Buyer's Stamp Duty, a 15 per cent tax on property transactions imposed on non-permanent residents, is designed to cut speculation in the local proper ...

  4. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Scheme to dodge flats tax won't work, lawyers say

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Prospective buyers warned to be wary of an inventive scheme to sell homes through shares in a company to avoid the new stamp duty Flats tax dodge plan won't work: lawyers A developer's scheme to sell flats in the f ...

  5. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Chinese property stocks hit by talk of real estate tax

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... will implement a property tax in more than 30 cities. The Economic Information Daily , a newspaper owned by Xinhua news agency, reported on Monday that the State Administration of Taxation is conducting a six-month course on how to evaluate property tax and officials from local taxation bureaus in more than 30 cities were taking the programme. The course is widely believed to be preparing officials ...

  6. Business - Economy - PROPERTY

    China puts property tax on hold

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:14pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... that a proposal to expand the tax scheme was put on hold as its implementation required overcoming too many technical problems such as reforms of land and taxation systems. Only property sales in Shanghai ...

  7. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Developers rally on talk of delay in expanding property tax

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Developers rally on talk of delay in expanding tax Mainland property stocks have been buoyed by a senior tax official's comment published yesterday that the nation is likely to postpone the expansion of its trial property tax to more cities. Wang Kang, the chief accountant of the State Administration of Taxation, said "property taxes impact ...

  8. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Chamber cries foul over stamp duty rise

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... and that such heavy-handed taxation could hurt the city's image as a financial centre. Committee chairman Starry Lee Wai-king said 14 groups had registered to express their views on the bill later this month. ...

  9. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Mainland housing boom continues

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... selling pace. Recently, the chief accountant of the State Administration of Taxation has highlighted that the government needs more time to study expansion of property, while the decision-making ...

  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

    ... that owns it. " In such cases, where the buyer is regarded as buying shares, not property, stamp duty does not have to be paid," the president of the Hong Kong Taxation Institute, Philip ...



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