COVID-19

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Tasmanian Government has introduced a number of business stimulus measures in response to the impact of Coronavirus. The following measures (including a Commonwealth-funded builder scheme) are being administered by the Commissioner of State Revenue.
 

Home builder schemes​

A. Home Builder Grant (Tasmanian Government) 
    A $20 000 grant available to all owner-​occupier new home builds for contracts entered into from 4 June 2020 until the end         of 2020 and the build completed within eighteen months. 
    ​A guideline will be posted here once the administrative details are available. 

B. HomeBuilder (Commonwealth Government)
    HomeBuilder is a grant of $25 000 for eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) to build a new home or                   substantially renovate an existing home where the contract is signed between 4 June 2020 and 31 December 2020. 
    Refer to the Factsheet​ and Frequently Asked Questions.
    More information will be posted here once the administrative details are available.

​If you have not already registered, please sign up to the State Revenue Office email update service (select Government Announcements). ​

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Payroll Tax

A. Waiver of 2019-20 payroll tax for Australian wages (and Australian Group wages) of up to $5 million annually
     Refer to the Guideline for the application process and eligibility criteria. (Last updated: 1 May 2020).

B. Waiver of 2019-20 payroll tax for the Hospitality, Tourism, and Seafood industries
     Refer to the Gu​ideline​ for the application process and eligibility criteria. (Last updated: 1 May 2020).

C.  Waiver of payroll tax for JobKeeper Wages
     
Refer to the Guidelin​e for more information.​ (Last updated: 30​ Ap​​ril 2020).​

D. Payroll tax twelve-month rebate for new youth employees (aged between 15 and 24 years)
     Refer to the Guideline for the registration process and eligibility criteria. (Last updated: 30 April 2020).

If you have not already registered, please sign up to the State Revenue Office email update service for any 
future updates.​

 

​​Land Tax

A. ​Commercial properties land tax waiver
     Please refer to the business stimulus measures factsheet.
     More information will be published once the administrative details are prepared.*

B. Financial hardship
    If you are experiencing financial hardship paying land tax, contact the State Revenue Office by filling out and 
   
sending this e​mail request template.​

*​ If you have not already registered, please sign up to the State Revenue Office email update​ service for any 
  future updates.​​

​State Revenu​​e Office arrangements​ 

  • State Revenue Office staff are working remotely as a result of current COVID-19 controls. 
  • The office at 4 Salamanca Place, Hobart is closed until further notice.
  • Refer to the Contact Us page for the relevant details.​

Tasmanian Government - c​ommunity information

 Please refer to the Tasmanian Government's COVID-19 website​.​


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