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Companion Card

Companion Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Centrelink and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Health Care Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card

Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card

Seniors Card

Seniors Card

Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

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Below is the list of concessions available in the property, water and land tax category. To view each concession, click on its name. To expand or collapse the information for every concession use the links below:

    PROPERTY, WATER AND LAND TAX

    property

    • Duty on transfer of business assets (not land)

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      An exemption from duty on the transfer of business assets (other than land) between relatives is available in some circumstances.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
       6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Duty on intergenerational rural transfers

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      An exemption from duty on the transfer of property, used solely or principally for primary production, is available when the property is transferred to a relative, to a trustee or company for the benefit of relatives.

      Detailed and specific conditions apply to this concession.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Duty on the transfer of matrimonial property following a marriage breakdown

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      An exemption from duty on the transfer of matrimonial property from one spouse to another, or to a child of the marriage, is available to:

      • partners in a marriage that is dissolved or annulled (or, in the opinion of the Commissioner, has irretrievably broken down)
      • a child of the relationship under the age of 18 years.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Duty on the transfer of property following breakdown of a personal relationship

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      An exemption from duty on the transfer of property from one partner to another, or to a child of the partners of a personal relationship (married, non-married and carer relationships) is available to:

      • partners in a personal relationship that is terminated
      • a child, of the partners, under the age of 18 years.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Duty on transfer of real property into joint names

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      An exemption from duty on the transfer of property into joint names is available to:

      • partners in a marriage or personal relationship (significant and carer relationships).

      Only available for their principal place of residence.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Land tax on primary production land

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      A land tax concession may be available for land that is used substantially for the business of primary production.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: taxhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Water and sewerage concession

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      Department of Human Services Pension Concession Card; Department of Human Services Health Care Card; Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria; Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card

      Eligible customers can receive a Tasmanian Government funded concession of up to $186 ($93 for water, $93 for sewerage) off their water and sewerage service charges for the 2016-17 financial year.

      The amount of concession available will be proportioned in accordance with the date the application is received by TasWater.

      To be eligible you must be legally responsible for the account and occupy the property as your principal place of residence.

      Eligible concessions are: 

      • DHS Health Care Card
      • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card
      • DVA Health Card – All Conditions (“Gold Card”).

      For more information:

      TasWater
      Phone:
      136 992
      Email: enquiries@taswater.com.au
      Web: www.taswater.com.au

    • Land tax on principal residence land

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      A land tax concession may be available for land (as at 1 July each year):

      • on which a dwelling exists and
      • is the owner’s principal place of residence.

      A rebate on land tax is available on land:

      • on which a dwelling is built as the principal residence of the owner during the year.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
      6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: taxhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au

    • Land tax on principal residence land in transitional circumstances

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      Concession available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria

      Rebate of land tax is available to all owners of land (as at 1 July each year) where the owners have two principal places of residence in transitional circumstances.

      The rebate applies where owners have purchased a new principal place of residence before 30 June but not yet sold their previous principal place of residence by that date.

      Detailed and specific conditions apply to this concession.

      For more information:

      Department of Treasury and Finance
      Phone:
        6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
      Email: taxhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
      Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au