This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 10 January 2024 by Mr Vinson Cheng and Ms Azila Amiruddin and moderated by Ms Alyssa Dalila. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


“Stamp Duty” – a term often heard, costs you money, but is not always understood. Is it the buyer or the seller that pays stamp duty? Why are some first-time buyers exempt from stamp duty while others are not? Are there stamp duty implications when gifting property to your children? Join our online talk to understand when stamp duty is imposed, how they are calculated, and when stamp duty exemptions apply.

Talk points:

  • What is Stamp Duty?
  • Calculating Stamp Duty
  • Stamp Duty on Property Investments and Joint Purchases
  • Stamp Duty Exemptions and Changes in 2024

Speaker: Vinson Cheng (Senior Associate) and Azila Amiruddin (Paralegal)
Moderator: Alyssa Dalila (Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Understanding Stamp Duty on Property Transactions

20 January, 2024


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