Real Property Gains Tax 101

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While property investors focus on how to maximize their claims for deduction against the rental income derived from their investment properties, many neglect to keep track of their allowable deductions Continue Reading →

Taxation Of Property Rental Income As A Business Source

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Contrary to popular belief, there are very limited situations that rental income derived from letting of properties can be taxed as a business source. According to the Inland Revenue Board’s Continue Reading →

The Badges of Trade – Advance Aspects

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Further to my post and my article in NST: RED on “Taxation of Property Transactions: Income Tax or RPGT?“, I brought up the topic of ‘badges of trade’ and gave Continue Reading →

NST RED Cover Story: Moderate Expectations

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In last Friday’s issue of NST: RED, I was also asked to give my opinion on the property market outlook for 2013. My views as extracted from the Cover Story: Continue Reading →

Taxation of Property Transactions: RPGT or Income Tax?

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I have given numerous talks on the tax implications of property investments/transactions in the past and one of the most common misconception of property investors is that the disposal of Continue Reading →