Land Tax Relief for Landlords, Tenants and Commercial Owner-Occupier Businesses

Dear Client 

Additional 25% Land Tax Relief

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

Residential and non-residential landlords now can receive a further 25% reduction on their 2019-20 land tax liability if as a result of Covid-19,

They have been unable to secure a tenant in the relevant 

period 31 October 2020 to 30 April 2021

Rent forgone from an untenanted property is equal to or 

greater than the value of land tax relief.

They can demonstrate that rent relief has or will be provided to affected

tenants between 31 October 2020 and 30 April 2021.

A deferral of rent is not considered rent relief.

This relief also extends to commercial owner-occupier businesses who own the land in which they operate. The business will receive 2019-20 land tax liability relief of 25% provided they are eligible for the Federal Government's Jobkeeper 2.0 payment from 31 October 2020, and have annual turnover less than $50 million.

An application form and information summary of Land Tax Relief for both Residential and Non-Residential land and owner-occupier businesses will be released in the coming weeks.

Please contact us at any time to discuss

Yours sincerely 

The Team at Gibson & Partners 


246 Brighton Road
Ph: 08 8376 0555
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