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Wednesday December 19, 2018

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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...

Stamp Duty Surcharges Smashing Foreign Property Investors
Residential
Thursday August 10 2017

Stamp Duty Surcharges Smashing Foreign Property Investors

Foreign investors in Australian residential property are paying multiple times the amount in stamp duty paid by local owners and investors, according to a report which...

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...

Stamp Duty Crushing Aussie Housing Dreams
Residential
Thursday July 28 2016

Stamp Duty Crushing Aussie Housing Dreams

Australian households are shelling out more than $90 per month just to cover costs associated with what is an excessive and unfair burden associated with stamp...

Uncertainty Abounds for Residential Developers and Financiers
Business
Tuesday June 21 2016

Uncertainty Abounds for Residential Developers and Financiers

Looking back even just a year, a lot has changed in the world of finance and property development.

New Planning Rules Could Kill Melbourne’s Competitive Edge
Business
Tuesday May 31 2016

New Planning Rules Could Kill Melbourne’s Competitive Edge

Strict new planning rules designed to curb breakneck development in Melbourne's CBD could serve as a major deterrent to foreign investors, severely undermining the Victorian capital's ability to...

New Planning Rules Could Kill Melbourne’s Competitive Edge
Business
Thursday May 12 2016

New Planning Rules Could Kill Melbourne’s Competitive Edge

Strict new planning rules designed to curb breakneck development in Melbourne's CBD could serve as a major deterrent to foreign investors, severely undermining the Victorian capital's ability to...

Is Property Tax Preferable to Stamp Duty?
Business
Friday July 17 2015

Is Property Tax Preferable to Stamp Duty?

A broad base property tax could raise housing affordability and expand supply while providing state governments with steadier revenue.

Taxes are a Major Burden on New Housing
Residential
Tuesday June 16 2015

Taxes are a Major Burden on New Housing

The home building industry calculates that taxes add more than $250,000 to the price of a new home in Sydney.

Residential
Jul 5 2018
Stamp Duty Revenue Hits New Record

“Australian homebuyers paid out over $21 billion in stamp duty to state governments during the 2017/18 financial year – and the total cost of the tax...

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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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