Back By Popular Demand: Property Outlook 2013 Seminar

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I’ve been invited again to be a speaker at the upcoming ┬áProperty Outlook 2013 Seminar by Freemen. This seminar was held earlier in January 2013, but have been brought back Continue Reading →

The Benefits of the LLP

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During my presentations, I always like to emphasize the benefits of the LLP by telling the audience that “LLP is GOOD!” To recap, the following are some of the benefits Continue Reading →

Real Property Gains Tax 101 (Part 2)

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Continuation from Real Property Gains Tax 101 (Part 1)   Exemptions Pursuant to Paragraph 2, Schedule 4 of the Real Property Gains Tax Act (RPGTA), an individual is entitled to Continue Reading →

Sale of Property: Income Tax or Real Property Gains Tax

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This is a presentation which I made on whether the sale of a property would attract Income Tax or Real Property Gains Tax. This presentation is an excerpt from my Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →