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Stamp Duty Relief

Stamp Duty Relief for Intra-group Transfer/Sale of Shares

An increase in stamp duty on Hong Kong stock transfers by 30% was announced in the 2021 Financial Budget. The said change is proposed to take effect on 1 August 2021. If reorganisation of the shareholding structure of the group companies is expected to undergo, companies can consider applying for the relief of stamp duty from the Stamp Office provided under Section 45 of the Stamp Duty Ordinance. The said relief provides you with a way to avoid the hiked cost of every intra-group transfer of shares as long as the parties stay associated as per stated norms for the next two years.

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As Hong Kong's most trusted Corporate Secretary, we guide thousands of companies to fulfil their regulatory and administrative obligations. We offer a full range of comprehensive corporate secretarial services to lift a considerable amount of responsibility off your shoulders, so that you can focus on core revenue-generating business activities. Our team is here to guide you in applying for the relief and saving costs.

  • Stamp Duty Advisory

    Provide expert guidance and advice on the current regulations and how you can restructure your companies to avoid the increase in stamp duty.

  • Stamp Duty Relief Application

    Handle your obligations to the Stamp Office, including application for the stamp duty relief.

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  • Experienced Team
    • Leverage our deep knowledge of local regulations and company structuring
    • Avoid hiccups and delays in the application for stamp duty relief
  • Increased Efficiency
    • Save the hassle of studying various regulations, guidelines and procedures
    • Delegate the handling of unique and complicated forms and documents
  • Ongoing Compliance
    • Handle ongoing compliance formalities in an accurate and timely manner
    • Streamline long-winded processes
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    • Access a full suite of professional corporate secretarial services
    • Tailor solutions to best suit your needs

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Top Provider of Secretarial and
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Tricor is currently the top provider of company secretarial services with the largest professional company secretary team in Hong Kong, serving the most number of Hong Kong-listed companies. We offer expert corporate governance, corporate administration and corporate secretarial services. Our professionals have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest laws and regulations governing businesses and other entities. We uphold industry best practices, and are well-equipped to take care of both routine and extraordinary matters effectively and efficiently on behalf of your organization.

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Caron  Lee
Executive Director
Jennifer  Ngai
Head of Commercial