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Emerging Markets Property Show 2016

When: 8–9 October 2016

Where: Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore

Online property group PropertyGuru has organized the “Emerging Markets Property Show 2016” on Saturday and Sunday, 8–9 October  2016 at Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore.

Regional Tax Director Bernard Cobarrubias presented on “Tax issues for property owners in Southeast Asia: An overview on lease and transfer of real properties in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines” on the first day, 8 October. He provided an overview of the taxation of individual ownership, lease and transfer of real properties in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines.

His presentation covered:

  1. Overview of current policies/trends in real property (e.g. long term land lease, foreign ownership, etc.)
  2. Country comparison of tax implications of dealings in real property
    ■   Capital gains tax
    ■   Withholding tax
    ■   Value added tax
    ■   Stamp Duties
    ■   Inheritance tax
    ■   Gift Tax
    ■   Taxes on Rental Income
    ■   Real property tax
    ■   Stamp duties
  3. Practical tax issues related to dealings in property

Full agenda is available here.

DFDL speaker: 

Bernard Cobarrubias
Regional Tax Director

The first day’s seminar also saw speakers from other firms including Kusto, Cushman & Wakefield, Property Perfect, Key Real Estate Ltd and a panel discussion on “What is the impact of One Belt One Road on Asia’s emerging markets? Strategies to invest in these emerging markets, chaired by Mr. Winston Lee, Regional Head of New Projects, PropertyGuru Pte Ltd.

Event details:

Time: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Venue: Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Level 2, The Gallery 320 Orchard Road, 238865 Singapore

Fee: Free

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact PropertyGuru.Contact:
Cheng Yee
Events Manager