Stamp Duty

Overview

Fifty per cent stamp duty discount for first home buyers purchasing established homes up to $400 000.

TasCOSS commentary

Evidence-based – probably will assist people to purchase more quickly.

Equity – benefits people with means to purchase property, so not progressive, but may assist people to exit rental market, freeing up properties for others.

Future-focussed – no, is a one year opportunity.

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Stamp duty discount for first home buyers

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