First home owner concession or exemption

When you purchase your first home on or after 1 July 2017, you may be eligible for an exemption or concession from stamp duty.

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To be eligible you will need to meet the following requirements:

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The purchase must have a dutiable value of:
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$600,000 or less to receive the first home buyer duty exemption;
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$600,001 to $750,000 to receive the first home owner concession.
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The contract of sale for the purchase must have been signed at or after 1 July 2017;
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The purchase of the property must meet the First Home Owner Grant Eligibility criteria regardless of whether it is a new or established property and the contract of sale purchase price cannot exceed $750,000;

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Change of circumstances

*** if your circumstances change and you cannot meet the residency requirement then you will not be eligible for the concession and must notify the State Revenue Office (SRO) within 30 days.

You will not be eligible for the first home owner concession of exemption if any of the following applies to you:

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How much is the concession worth?

The table below illustrates the stamp duty amount for certain dutiable values when you apply the first home owner concession or exemption:




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