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 →

Properties Wealth Creation Seminar

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On the 5th of January 2013, I was invited to speak at the Wealth Properties Creation Seminar which was attended by about 130 participants. This event was organised by GM Continue Reading →

Taxation Webinar for KC Lau

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I had the privilege of being asked by KC Lau www.kclau.com to be a speaker for one of his webinars. I was asked to share about the “Tax Issues Affecting Continue Reading →

Expenses Relating To Rental Of Real Property (Pt. 2)

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Having touched on the tax-deductible expenses, it is also important to know what expenses are NOT ALLOWABLE. Typically, initial expense is not allowed a deduction from income of letting of Continue Reading →

Expenses Relating To Rental Of Real Property (Pt. 1)

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The biggest grouse that a property owner has comes tax submission season will be the amount of taxes that he has to pay on his property rental income. He will Continue Reading →

Personal Relief: Private Retirement Scheme or Deferred Annuity?

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As you are probably aware, with effect from the Year of Assessments 2012 to 2021 (10 year-period only), individual taxpayers are eligible to claim a personal relief of up to 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 →