Gibson  & Partners - $1000 Rent Relief Grant & 25% Land Tax Relief

$1000 Rent Relief

South Australian residential tenants who, as a result of Covid–19, are suffering financial hardship may now be eligible for rent relief up to $1,000 to be passed on to their landlords.

The tenant and landlord must first demonstrate that a revised rental agreement has been negotiated since 30 March 2020.

Furthermore, tenants who have been eligible for both Jobkeeper or Jobseeker payments, have less than $5,000 in savings, and pay more than 30% of their income in rent will be eligible to apply.

To register interest and for a summary and guide on eligibility, please click here.

Those wishing to participate must enrol prior to 30 September 2020.

25% Land Tax Relief

The South Australian Government has announced land tax relief for both residential and non-residential landlords who have provided tenants impacted by Covid-19 with rent relief.

Residential and non-residential landlords may be eligible for a 25% reduction on the land tax payable on a parcel of land in 2019-20 if, as a result of Covid-19,

 - Have been unable to secure a tenant
 - The land was leased to 30 March 2020 but has since been vacant 
 - Can demonstrate that rent relief has or will be provided to affected tenants between 30 March 2020 and 30 October 2020. (A deferral of rent is not considered rent relief.)

For a summary of Land Tax Relief for both Residential and Non-Residential land and guide on eligibility, please click here.

Those wishing to participate must enrol prior to 31 July 2020.

Please contact us if you wish to discuss your situation.

Yours sincerely

The Team at Gibson & Partners

   

 

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SOMERTON PARK SA 5044
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www.gibsonpartners.com.au

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