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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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First Home Buyers Assistance

From 1 July 2017 the First Home New Home scheme will be replaced by the First Home Buyers Assistance scheme.
First home buyers will not have to pay duty for both new and existing homes for properties up to $650,000. The duty will be reduced for amounts between $650,000 and $800,000. There is no change to the cap for vacant land.
For more information, visit the Frequent questions page. More information here

New Home Grant Scheme

The New Home Grant scheme, providing a $5,000 New Home Grant will close on 30 June 2017. More information here

First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) from 1 July 2017

First home owners can access a $10,000 grant for:
  • building a new home under a home building contract where the contract price, when added with the land value, does not exceed $750,000
  • a new home being built by an owner builder where the value of the land and building does not exceed $750,000 or
  • purchasing a new home worth up to $600,000.
More information here

Principal place of residence

The principal place of residence exemption will be extended to land used and occupied by an owner under a shared equity scheme as defined above. The exemption will apply from the 2018 tax year.

Rate of duty

From 1 July 2017, the surcharge purchaser duty rate will increase from 4 per cent to 8 per cent.

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.

Principal Place of Residence Rebate

The Northern Territory Government provides a stamp duty Principal Place of Residence Rebate (PPRR) to persons purchasing a new home or land on which to build a home.
The PPRR is not available to persons eligible for the First Home Owner Grant or the stamp duty First Home Owner Discount or Senior, Pensioner and Carer Concession.

First Home Owner Discount.From 1 September 2016, the Northern Territory Government introduced increased stamp duty assistance for first home buyers who purchase an established home in the Northern Territory up to the value of $650 000.

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.

From1 July 2017Queensland First Home Owners' Grantwill remain at the increased rate of $20,000 for a further 6 months.

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

Off The Plan Concession The off-the-plan stamp duty concession will be extended until 30 June 2018 but will be retargeted so that it no longer applies to foreign purchasers. All the details here.

First Home and Housing Construction Grants

A $10 000 grant will be provided to eligible off-the-plan apartment purchasers where the contract is entered into between 22 June 2017 and 30 September 2017. All the details here.

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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 an indication only. They are neither a quote nor a pre-qualification for a home loan.