Govermont’s $2 Scheme effective 3 March 2013 on Ferries

The Government will implement its ” Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities ” ( $2 Scheme ) on ferry service on 3 March 2013. Hence, starting from the 00:30 departure from Discovery Bay or Central, elderly people and eligible persons with disabilities could enjoy the $2 concessionary [...]

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Ad valorem stamp duty (AVD)

On 22 February 2013, the Financial Secretary announced that the Government would amend the Stamp Duty Ordinance to adjust the ad valorem stamp duty (AVD) rates and to advance the charging of AVD on non-residential property
transactions from the conveyance on sale to the agreement for sale.
Any residential property (except that acquired by [...]

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