Expat News Tagged 'stamp duty'

UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

UK Buy-To-Let Property Investment Loses Its Allure

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 26 September, 2017

Maintaining property in the UK to rent it out is a less attractive prospect now, following the April 2016 introduction of a three percent stamp duty land tax surcharge on those acquiring second homes. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | Ireland | Malta | Netherlands | Portugal | Slovakia | United Kingdom | fees | stamp duty | Austria | France | Sweden | Croatia | Expats | Europe | Other

 

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

Belgian Tax Changes Hit Property Owners

By Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels, 09 January, 2015

Belgium is no longer the most attractive location for owner-occupiers to buy, own, or sell real estate, according to a new report that reviewed the tax rules in 11 European countries. Read full story »

Tags: capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | Belgium | Ireland | Netherlands | Portugal | real-estate | Luxembourg | stamp duty | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Sweden | tax breaks | individual income tax | Expats | Europe | Study | Tax

 

UK Property Tax Reforms To Boost Housing Market

UK Property Tax Reforms To Boost Housing Market

By Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London, 05 January, 2015

The changes to the UK stamp duty regime announced in December's Autumn Statement may help stimulate domestic housing market activity, according to the Nationwide Building Society. Read full story »

Tags: tax | banking | real-estate | United Kingdom | tax thresholds | tax rates | stamp duty | revenue statistics | tax reform | Expats | Investment | Invest | Investment | Tax | Scotland

 

Singapore Simplifies Stamp Duty Rate Regime

Singapore Simplifies Stamp Duty Rate Regime

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 February, 2014

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has issued an e-Tax Guide explaining the stamp duty changes introduced in the Government's 2014 Budget on February 21. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | equity investment | Singapore | tax rates | stamp duty | Expats | Tax

 

Hong Kong Stamp Duty Hikes Cut Property Sales

Hong Kong Stamp Duty Hikes Cut Property Sales

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 January, 2014

The increased cost of property transactions in Hong Kong, after the hike in stamp duties introduced by the Government early last year, appears to have succeeded in cooling the real estate market by significantly reducing the number of property purchases. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | stamp duty | Hong Kong | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

Hong Kong Defends Stamp Duty Hikes

Hong Kong Defends Stamp Duty Hikes

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 September, 2013

In response to objections raised by real estate agents to the introduction of demand-side measures to control the property market, it was reiterated that the Government is acting in the overall interests of Hong Kong to maintain the stability of the financial system and macro economy. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | stamp duty | Hong Kong | Expats

 

Hong Kong Warned Of Need For Continued Product Development

Hong Kong Warned Of Need For Continued Product Development

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 11 September, 2013

In order to consolidate its position as Asia's premier wealth and asset management hub, Norman Chan, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's Chief Executive, told the Treasury Markets Summit 2013 that Hong Kong needs to continue to improve the infrastructure for its services and products, and to reach out and market to overseas asset managers. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | inheritance tax | tax | investment | business | law | banking | financial services | trusts | investment funds | China | offshore | legislation | offshore trusts | stamp duty | Hong Kong | islamic finance | services | Expats

 

UK Buyers Count Cost Of Stamp Duty

UK Buyers Count Cost Of Stamp Duty

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 27 August, 2013

Four out of every five UK homes purchased in 2012-13 will be subject to stamp duty within the next five years, the TaxPayers' Alliance has said. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | United Kingdom | tax rates | stamp duty | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | revenue statistics | trade association | HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) | trade

 

Hong Kong's Stamp Duty Hikes Were 'Essential'

Hong Kong's Stamp Duty Hikes Were 'Essential'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 August, 2013

The Government has confirmed that the increased cost of property transactions in Hong Kong, since the introduction of the Special Stamp Duty in November 2010 and the Buyer's Stamp Duty in October 2012, and the further measures taken in February this year, have succeeded in cooling the real estate market. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | tax | investment | real-estate investment | real-estate | offshore | stamp duty | Hong Kong | Expats

 

Hong Kong Gazettes Stamp Duty Amendments

Hong Kong Gazettes Stamp Duty Amendments

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 April, 2013

The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2013, which aims to implement the new measures that the Government announced on February 22 to further address the overheated property market, was gazetted in Hong Kong on April 5. Read full story »

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