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Stories that are tagged 'Stamp Duty'

Malta Reduces Tax On Intergeneration Family Business Transfers

by Amanda Banks,, London

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Malta has announced a reduction in transfer duties on family businesses passed from one generation to another through an act of donation. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Stamp Duty Move Effective, Says Government

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, April 17, 2017

The tightening of Hong Kong's stamp duty rules to clamp down on tax avoidance involving the acquisition of multiple properties under a single contract has been effective, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung says. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Shuts Down Stamp Duty Loophole

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hong Kong has legislated to clamp down on stamp duty tax avoidance where multiple properties are purchased under a single contract. Read Full Story


Djibouti Should Rein In Tax Exemptions, Says IMF

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Friday, April 7, 2017

Djibouti should broaden its tax base by reducing wide-ranging exemptions and special regimes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read Full Story


Wales Passes Land Transaction Tax Bill

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The National Assembly for Wales has passed the Land Transaction Tax Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill. Read Full Story


HMRC Delays Introduction Of Stamp Duty Filing Changes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The UK Government has said it will delay plans to reduce the filing and payment window for stamp duty from 30 days to 14 days following a consultation. Read Full Story


Belize Budget Looks To Indirect Taxes To Boost Revenues

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, March 20, 2017

Belize has rejected International Monetary Fund recommendations to raise taxes across the board in favor of more selective reforms that it says will be less punitive to the country's businesses and poorest citizens. Read Full Story


Singapore Cuts Stamp Duty On Speculative Property Investment

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, March 17, 2017

Singapore has eased stamp duty rates on properties sold soon after they are purchased. Read Full Story


UK Think Tank Calls For Simpler Tax Regime

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The UK Government should scrap capital gains tax, stamp duty, council tax, business rates, and inheritance tax to boost the economy, the Institute of Economic Affairs has recommended in a new report. Read Full Story


Victoria, Australia, To Introduce Vacant Residential Property Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Government of Australian state Victoria announced plans to levy a Vacant Residential Property Tax. Read Full Story




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