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Stories that are tagged 'real-estate'

Jersey Proposes Infrastructure Levy

by Amanda Banks,, London

Last updated 44 hours ago | Friday, June 23, 2017

Jersey is consulting on the introduction of a land development charge, to be called the Jersey Infrastructure Levy. Read Full Story


Canada Cracking Down On Real Estate Tax Evasion

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Canada Revenue Agency has said that audits it undertook between April 2015 and March 2017 of real estate transactions resulted in more than CAD329.4m (USD249.2m) in assessed income that had not been reported. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Gazettes Law To Close Stamp Duty Loophole

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 2, 2017

Hong Kong has published legislation in its Official Gazette to close a loophole that has allowed Hong Kong resident taxpayers to avoid paying high rates of stamp duty when purchasing property. Read Full Story


NSW, Australia, Overhauls Property Tax System

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Australian state of New South Wales has announced plans to slash stamp duty for first time buyers and double foreign investor surcharges as part of a package designed to improve housing affordability. Read Full Story


Labour In NZ Would Ditch Property Tax Breaks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Zealand opposition party Labour has said it would remove a "loophole" that allows people to lower their tax liabilities by offsetting property investment losses against income. Read Full Story


IMF Proposes Property Tax Tweaks For New Zealand

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

New Zealand could further improve its tax system by introducing new housing-related charges, the International Monetary Fund says. Read Full Story


Ontario To Introduce Foreign Buyers Property Tax

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Ontario Government will introduce a 15 percent Non-Resident Speculation Tax on purchases of residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region. Read Full Story


Irish Accountants Respond To Consultation On Landlord Taxation

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A group of Irish accountancy associations has called on the Government to reduce the income and capital gains tax burden on landlords. Read Full Story


Canada To Investigate Real Estate Tax Compliance

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Canada Revenue Agency will dedicate resources to ensuring that the real estate sector in the Greater Toronto Area complies with the tax laws. Read Full Story


Morrison Defends Australian Negative Gearing System

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned that changes to negative gearing would come at a cost to renters and have wider economic impacts. Read Full Story




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