FLASH: Improving the RPGT

In response to the people's view on the real property gains tax (RPGT) imposed on disposal of properties by individual citizens and permanent residents after a five-year period, the government will enhance the RPGT treatment by setting the market value on 1 January 2013 as the property acquisition price for properties acquired prior to 1 January 2013 compared to 1 January 2000. 

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