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How UK property will affect the General Election

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A new housing report provides a review of the main UK political parties’ housing policies as the country approaches the General Election… Expats with the right to vote in the… Read more…

Greece’s Property Agents Warn New Tax could cause Property Collapse

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 19, 2013

AFP – Greece’s real estate agent association Omase warned earlier this week against a possible collapse of the sector in big cities because of new property taxes in a controversial… Read more…

Keeping Proof of Home Improvements could lower Tax Bill

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, October 29, 2013

When a primary residence is sold in the UK the profits from that sale should remain free of capital gains tax. If, however, the owner of that home decides to… Read more…

UK: Mansion Tax Likely to Hit More Properties

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The proposed Mansion Tax on £2 million-plus homes will not meet the UK government’s revenue targets, according to an in depth study of the figures by Knight Frank. Research by… Read more…

Portuguese Property Tax Hikes

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 4, 2013

The Portuguese tax office is currently reviewing property values of all properties bought or sold before 1st January 2004. Until now, the taxable value of a property was based on… Read more…

UK Government Closes Foreign Buyers’ Property Tax Loophole

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Until recently, many foreign buyers who have purchased £2 million-plus properties have avoided Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) by purchasing in the name of a non-natural person (NNP) – that… Read more…

Tax Changes for Owners and Buyers in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, November 30, 2012

The French president’s proposed new tax measures and the uncertainty of when these will come into force has thrown many expat owners and prospective buyers into a state of insecurity…. Read more…

Hong Kong Introduces Property Tax for Foreigners

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, November 5, 2012

Foreign and corporate buyers in Hong Kong will now have to pay a 15 percent tax on the purchase of property, John Tsang Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary announced on 26… Read more…

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