• Foreign Buyers Duty

    The Duties Amendment (Additional Duty for Foreign Persons) Bill 2018 has been passed by Parliament and is currently awaiting the Royal Assent.

    The Bill amends the Duties Act 2008 to impose additional duty on certain transactions and acquisitions involving foreign persons or entities acquiring residential property in Western Australia.

    The changes will come into effect on 1 January 2019.

    For information about the Foreign Buyers Duty Surcharge, see:

    More information, including relevant publications and details about customer education, will be published on our website before 1 January 2019 to assist with understanding and implementing these changes.

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    Published date: 10 October 2018