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Land Tax

UPDATE - Withholding tax on property sales

UPDATE - Withholding tax on property sales

Last year we wrote an article detailing the new withholding tax introduced for properties sold to foreign residents.  For any property sold for more than $2 million after 1 July 2016, the purchaser had an obligation to withhold 10% of the sale price.

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Estate Planning & Land Tax

Estate Planning & Land Tax

Deceased estates and Stamp duty - the transfer of property in accordance with the terms of a will or codicil is subject to stamp duty unless an exemption is available and section 42 of the Duties Act in Victoria exempts certain transfers of dutiable property where ...

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Land Tax…the forgotten tax

Land Tax…the forgotten tax

When you buy your first (or even second) investment property, land tax is likely the last thing on your mind. Even less likely if you are buying a new family home and have decided to keep the old one and rent it out. With land tax rates skyrocketing in some states over recent years, this can be a nasty surprise.

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Land Tax - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - API Article

When you buy your first (or even second) investment property, land tax is likely the last thing on your mind. Even less likely if you’re buying a new family home and have decided to keep the old one and rent it out. With land tax rates skyrocketing in some states over recent years, this can be a nasty surprise.

Land tax is imposed by all state and territory governments in Australia, except for the Northern Territory. It’s based on the cumulative value of all unimproved land that you own, other than .....

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( Posted in: Investment Property )