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Second Home Owners in France Face Tax Hike

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, November 6, 2014

An increase in the taxe d’habitation property tax for second home owners is expected but not yet definite. Find out if your property could be affected. The French government is… Read more…

End of tax amnesty for Ireland’s second-home owners

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Five years ago the Irish government introduced a tax known as the Non-Principal Private Residence charge or NPPR, aimed mainly at second home owners and holiday home owners. The NPPR,… Read more…

New property tax hits Luxembourg’s second home owners

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A new tax, announced two years ago, has gone into effect this week in Luxembourg‘s Esch/Alzette districts. In 2012, the local authority gave property owners a deadline to either sell… Read more…

Taiwan to add second tax to second homes

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

In June 2011, a luxury tax was introduced by Taiwan’s parliament, the Legislative Yuan. The 15 percent luxury tax was imposed on investors who bought and sold properties within one… Read more…

Hong Kong may ease restrictions on housing market

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hong Kong’s housing market is strongly controlled by the US economy because the Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US dollar (about HK$7.8 per US$1), which means that HK’s… Read more…

France: Owners must sell by August to qualify for CGT reduction

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 17, 2014

At the beginning of September 2013, President Hollande introduced a number of tax changes; one of them was a discount of 25 percent off capital gains tax (CGT) for properties… Read more…

UK tax office ramps up landlord tax amnesty campaign

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Many owners of property in the UK became accidental landlords as a result of the property crisis, when they were unable to sell their homes, turning to tenants to help… Read more…

UK Budget review for non-resident property owners

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 20, 2014

On March 19, the UK’s Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Budget Statement to Parliament. It was a Budget chock-full of reforms and changes. Many of the Treasury’s new measures are… Read more…

Malaysia delays floor price increase for foreign property buyers

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 28, 2014

The minimum price of property for foreigners wanting to purchase property in Malaysia could double from the current RM500,000 to RM1 million (€111,500 to €223,000). The increase was expected to… Read more…

US Tax Payers: How to Avoid Home Tax Deduction Mistakes

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 27, 2014

The tax payment clock is ticking towards April 15, tax day for US tax payers. (American expats have until June 15 or October 15 if an extension is requested; see… Read more…

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