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Stamp Duty is Out of Control
Business
Tuesday January 23 2018

Stamp Duty is Out of Control

Stamp duty bills across Australia have blown out and have risen by almost three times average house prices since the 1980s as a lack of reform...

Why Wait? Earn More Now from Your Investment Property
Residential
Tuesday September 5 2017

Why Wait? Earn More Now from Your Investment Property

Property investors evaluating their current financial position and considering what options they can take to improve the cash flow gained from their investment should consider a...

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand
Residential
Tuesday July 4 2017

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand

In New Zealand, Labour stands in opposition to the National Party (the incumbent government) and has done since 2008.

NSW Raises Housing Tax for Overseas Buyers
Residential
Friday June 2 2017

NSW Raises Housing Tax for Overseas Buyers

Foreign property investors will be slugged with higher fees and taxes under proposed changes by the NSW government that will raise billions of dollars to help...

Foreign Investors Face Tax for Vacant Property
Residential
Thursday May 11 2017

Foreign Investors Face Tax for Vacant Property

Foreign investors who purchase and leave properties unoccupied in Australian cities face a ‘ghost tax’ as part of measures to address housing affordability, media reports suggest.

Victoria’s $8.4b Property Tax Windfall
Business
Thursday May 4 2017

Victoria’s $8.4b Property Tax Windfall

Victoria needs to increase its debt if it wants to take full advantage of its AAA credit rating, historically low interest rates and build infrastructure, Treasurer...

No Property Is too Old to Claim Depreciation
Residential
Tuesday April 4 2017

No Property Is too Old to Claim Depreciation

One of the misconceptions many investors have when purchasing an older property is they think they won’t benefit from depreciation deductions.

NSW Explores Stamp-duty Concessions
Residential
Wednesday December 14 2016

NSW Explores Stamp-duty Concessions

Sydney homebuyers struggling to break into the market could soon be offered extra relief, as NSW records a near $4 billion budget surplus buoyed by stamp...

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners
Residential
Monday December 12 2016

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners

Despite a cooling real estate market, many Vancouver-area property owners will see a "significant increase" in the assessed values of their homes, with increases of 30...

Business
Aug 3 2018
ATO Swoops on Vic Homes, Businesses

Homes and businesses across Victoria have been raided on suspicion of tax "mischief".

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Business
Feb 8 2018
Clamping Down on Tax Evasion

The Government has today introduced legislation that delivers on its 2017-18 Budget commitment to strengthen compliance with GST law in the property development sector.

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Business
6 Oct, 2016
Property Tax Revenue Helps Deliver NSW $4.7b Surplus, 'No Debt'

NSW's net debt will be wiped out following a bumper budget surplus of $4.7 billion this financial year, Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian says.

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Business
26 Apr, 2016
Victoria to Raise Stamp Duty and Land Tax for Foreigners

Foreign buyers in Victoria will pay more stamp duty on residential real estate and higher land tax with the state government hiking its charges to raise...

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Business
12 Apr, 2016
Qld Businesses Could Prop up $5.2b Project

Businesses in Brisbane's CBD could be taxed more to help pay for the proposed $5.2 billion Cross River Rail project just "for the privilege of being...

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