Two residences owned in transitional circumstances rebate

​​​​​​​Landowners who, at June 30, have purchased a new principal residence but have not yet sold their current principal residence, may apply for a rebate (a transitional rebate) on their land tax.

Eligibility

Landowners may apply for the transitional rebate where all of the following conditions are met:

  • at least 50 per cent of the new principal residence must be owned by the same owner(s) and it must have been purchased on or after 1 April; and
  • either property must have been transferred to a new owner prior to 1 October. That is, the new owner must have taken possession of the land; and
  • neither residence must have been rented out or used to derive income during the transitional period when both were owned; and
  • no apportionment for land tax on the sold property between the vendor and the purchaser must have occurred; and
  • an application for rebate must be lodged with the State Revenue Office no later than three months after 30 June of the next year.

​How to apply

To apply for the land tax rebate:

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