Foreign investor duty surcharge

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Foreign Investor Duty Surcharge (FIDS) is an additional amount of duty charged when residential or primary production property​ is acquired (either directly or indirectly) by a foreign person​. This includes vacant land which m​​ay meet the definition of residential or primary production property​.

​​For additional information, refer to:
​​​​Additional information (to the dutiable docu​ment or acquisition st​atem​ent) required to calculate FIDS and what to do if your land type changes​.​​


View the definition of a foreign person, foreign natural person, foreign corporation, foreign trustee, foreign trust and discretionary tr​ust.​​​​​
​​​​​​The documentary evidence required to identify if a transferee is foreign​.​​​​​​​

​Details circumstances where an exemption from FIDS will apply.​​​

​​What to do if your foreign status changes and how to apply for a FIDS refund.

​​V​ie​w the FIDS rates and how to calculate the surcharge.

 

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