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If you are eligible for the Home Buyers Concession, the Stamp Duty on your property would be $.

Factors such as previous property ownership, property value, income & number of dependants are all considered.

Home buyer concession Scheme

The (HBCS) is an ACT Government initiative to assist persons in purchasing a new residential home or residential vacant land by charging duty at a concessional rate.

Updates to the upper and lower property value thresholds for new or substantially renovated homes and residential land every three years and calculate the concessional rate of duty. To see thresholds before Jun 06 2018, visit here:

First Home Owner Grant

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) provides financial assistance to eligible people buying their first new or substantially renovated home. As of 1 January 2017 the FHOG is $7,000. Payment of the First Home Owner Grant will end for transactions entered into after 30 June 2019.

For complete informaton on all the above please visit the ACT Revenue Office

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The First Home Owner Grant Grant (New Homes) scheme (the Scheme) was established to assist eligible first home owners to purchase a new home or build their home by offering a grant.
The grant amount is determined by the date of the eligible transaction. This is the date of the contract to purchase a new home or contract to build a home. For an owner builder, the eligible date is when the building work commences.
For eligible transactions made on or after 1 January 2016, the grant amount is $10,000.
For eligible transactions made between 1 October 2012 and 31 December 2015, the grant amount is $15,000.
More information here

The value of the property must not exceed $650,000 for contracts dated between 1 October 2012 to 30 June 2014. On July 2014 the cap increases to $750,000.

For all other concession and grants information please click here.

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If you are eligible for the Principal Place of Residence Rebate, the Stamp Duty on your property would be $. Click here for full details.

From 1 January 2015, FHOG of $26,000 will only be available to first home buyers who enter into a contract to construct or purchase a new home, or commence construction of a new home, on or after that date..

For details on the First Home Owner Grant Click here.

From 24 May 2016, first home buyers of established homes will be eligible for the First Home Owner Discount. The Discount from the general conveyance stamp duty rate will be provided until 30 June 2017.

For calculations and details on the First Home Owner Discount Click here.

Visit the Department of Treasury & Finance web site for all Home Owner Incentives.

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From 1 July 2016 the Great Start Grant will be known as the Queensland First Home Owners Grant.

The QLD Government will increase the Queensland First Home Owners' Grant to $20,000 for 12 months starting 1 July 2016.

Eligible Queenslanders will receive the grant to buy or build their newly constructed house, unit or townhouse (valued at less than $750,000).

All the details here.

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The Revenue SA Grants and Concessions page outlines the maximum payments available, incorporating the Housing Construction Grant (HCG), First Home Bonus Grant (FHBG), First Home Owners Boost (FHOB) and the stamp duty First Home Concession (FHC) schemes..
To view please Click here

To see if you are eligible for an Off The Plan Concession see this page.

The $8500 Seniors Housing Grant (SHG) finished on 30 June 2016.

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Duty concession for first home buyers of established homes factsheet
Provides a 50 per cent concession on property transfer duty for first home buyers of established homes with a property value of $400 000 or lower. The concession is available for 12 months from 7 February 2018 for homes that settle (transfers that complete) within that period.
Calculations to the right do not show discount.

Duty concession for pensioners downsizing to a new home factsheet
?Provides a 50 per cent property transfer duty concession (for 12 months from 10 February 2018) to eligible pensioners who sell their existing home and downsize to a new home valued at $400 000 or lower.

Foreign investor duty surcharge
Introduces a Foreign Investor Duty Surcharge from 1 July 2018 of an additional 3 per cent on the dutiable value for all transactions of residential property by foreign persons. An additional 0.5 per cent also applies on the dutiable value of a property for all transactions of primary production property by foreign persons.

First Home Owner Grant
Duty concession for first home buyers of established homes factsheet
?Provides a 50 per cent concession on property transfer duty for first home buyers of established homes with a property value of $400 000 or lower. The concession is available for 12 months from 7 February 2018 for homes that settle (transfers that complete) within that period.

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First Home Owner Grant The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) has been increased from $10,000 to $20,000 for new homes built in regional Victoria and valued up to $750,000.
This applies for contracts signed from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020.
Eligible first-home buyers of new homes in metropolitan Melbourne will continue to receive the $10,000 FHOG.

Land Transfer Duty (Stamp Duty)
From 1st July 2017 Land transfer duty will be abolished for first-home buyers purchasing a property up to $600,000, and a duty concession for first-home purchases valued from $600,001 to $750,000

First Home Buyer Duty Reduction
The duty reduction available for eligible first-home owners of both newly constructed and established homes will increase to 50 per cent for dutiable transactions with a settlement dated on or after 1 September 2014 until July 1st 2017, for homes valued up to $600,000.

Off The Plan Concession
For the latest criteria for the Off the Plan Concession please visit this page.

For more details on buying a home please visit this page.

Australian Defence Force personnel are exempt from the first home buyer duty exemption/concession residency requirement for transfers occurring on or after 1 July 2018.

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NB: First Home Owners Concessions is now only available for new home purchases. The above calculations are for new home purchases.

NB: NB: View Extra Information to see the stamp duty with the Principal Place of Residence Rebate. PPRR applies to new homes only.


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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this calculator, the results should be used as indication only. They are neither a quote nor a pre-qualification for a home loan.