Stamp duty on property transactions is often regarded by practitioners as one of the most technically challenging. At Deacons, we are proud to be able to rise to that challenge. We have unparalleled depth of experience in advising on stamp duty structures that enable you to plan your liability to stamp duty whether the subject matter of the transaction is real property or shares.
In particular, we advise on tax-efficient structuring of transactions involving Hong Kong real estate, and corporate reconstructions requiring the transfer of Hong Kong shares.
Our ‘one-stop-shop’ approach to dispute resolution means that we are bring our extensive written and oral advocacy skills to bear in support of our client’s interests in disputes relating to all stamp duty matters with the Stamp Office and before the Courts of Hong Kong, with a view to safeguarding the taxpayer’s rights and ensuring the best possible outcome.
If you would like to discuss in more detail how we could help with any tax planning, we would be delighted to hear from you.