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New rule to collect land value-added tax

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
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  • March 27 2007

On December 28, 2006, the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) issued the Circular on the Relevant Issues Concerning the Settlement Management of Land Value-added Tax on Real Estate Development Enterprises 2006187, the “Circular 187”) for the purpose of further strengthening the settlement management of land value-added tax on real estate Development enterprises

China’s property law: impact on the real estate sector

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 9 2008

China’s Law on Rights in Rem, which took effect on October 1, 2007, contains many important legislative innovations and sets forth a number of ground-breaking rules that have had a profound impact on China’s economy, particularly in the real estate sector

China updates the rules for land registration in order to keep pace with the Property Law

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 31 2008

The Measures for Land Registration (the Measures) went into effect in China on February 1, 2008, signifying a step by the Ministry of Land and Resources (the MLR) to implement the relevant provisions in the Property Law, which went into effect on October 1, 2007

Further actions to regulate investment in China’s real estate sector

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • July 18 2007

Recently, several actions have been taken by various central governmental agencies, including the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) and the State Administration of Taxation (SAT), to ensure control over the investment or use of foreign capital in China’s real estate sector

China’s highest court issues judicial interpretations concerning application of the Property Law in reviewing cases

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • November 3 2009

On October 1, 2009, two sets of judicial interpretations issued by the Supreme Court of the PRC came into effect to address certain issues in applying Property Law in handling disputes concerning property management services and condominium ownership

Notice on the relevant issues concerning strengthening the supervision of real estate appraisal institutions

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • February 26 2007

In order to standardize the approval of qualification of real estate appraisal institutions, and strengthen the supervision on real estate appraisal institutions, on December 7, 2006, the Ministry of Construction issued the Notice on the Relevant Issues Concerning Strengthening the Supervision of Real Estate Appraisal Institutions

Judicial interpretations regarding disputes in connection with building ownership (the Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership)

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • November 3 2009

The Judicial Interpretations on Building Ownership cover a number of issues long-discussed among legal scholars after the Property Law of the PRC was adopted in 2007

Amendments of Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax of PRC

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 27 2007

For the purpose of rationalizing the use of land in cities and towns, regulating the income differential on land, improving efficient use in use and strengthening land management, the State Council amended Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax ("the “New Regulations”

Government-affiliated agencies control preliminary development of land under new land reserve measures

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • March 26 2008

The Chinese central government issued a set of measures on the administration of land reserves in late 2007, which represent the Chinese government’s regulatory effort to establish a unified, government-backed, national land reserve system to reduce real estate developers’ capacities to engage in land speculation

New catalogs of projects subject to land use restriction or prohibition

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • February 26 2007

On December 12, 2006, the Ministry of Land and Resources and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly issued the 2006 Catalogs for Projects Subject to Land Use Restriction or Prohibition, with a view to support the implementation of the national industrial policies and macro control of economy