2020 Land Tax Payments Deferred – Victoria

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In Victoria - Land owners that are due to pay 2020 land tax that have at least one non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million have the option of deferring their 2020 land tax payment until after 31 December 2020.

Land owners due to pay 2020 land tax that have at least one non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million have the option of deferring their 2020 land tax payment until after 31 December 2020, to be paid by 31 March 2021.

Non residential property includes commercial property, Industrial property and vacant land (not residential).

The State Revenue Office will contact all those that are eligible, directly.

If you have already paid, you can request a return, but the tax will still need to be paid in full by 31 March 2021. You will be contacted directly with this information so you don’t have to do anything at this stage.

Your property information, including your total taxable landholding can be found at My Land Tax which is an app that enables you to manage all your information easily.

Eligibility

Landowners that have at least one taxable non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million.

Key Dates

1 January 2021 – your tax can be deferred until after this date

31 March 2021 – all your 2020 tax needs to be paid in full

FAQs

Land owners that have at least one taxable non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million.

Non-residential property includes:

  • Commercial property,
  • Industrial property, and
  • Vacant land (excluding residential vacant land)

The SRO will contact all eligible taxpayers directly in relation to this measure. You do not need to do anything at this stage.

Your 2020 land tax payment can be deferred until after 1 January 2021 and will need to be paid in full by 31 March 2021.

You can request a return of the tax paid. The tax will need to be paid in full by 31 March 2021.

We will contact all eligible land owners and provide further information, including about how to request the return of your payment. You do not need to do anything at this stage.

The measure applies to a land owner that owns at least one non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million. Eligible land owners can defer their entire assessment, which may include residential land.

2020 Land Tax Payments Deferred - Victoria - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is eligible for a land tax deferral?

Land owners that have at least one taxable non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million.

Non-residential property includes:

  • Commercial property,
  • Industrial property, and
  • Vacant land (excluding residential vacant land)

How do I know if I am eligible for the land tax deferral?

The SRO will contact all eligible taxpayers directly in relation to this measure. You do not need to do anything at this stage.

How long can I defer my land tax payments?

Your 2020 land tax payment can be deferred until after 1 January 2021 and will need to be paid in full by 31 March 2021.

What if I have already paid my 2020 land tax?

You can request a return of the tax paid. The tax will need to be paid in full by 31 March 2021.

We will contact all eligible land owners and provide further information, including about how to request the return of your payment. You do not need to do anything at this stage.

Does the land tax deferment measure apply to residential properties?

The measure applies to a land owner that owns at least one non-residential property and total taxable landholdings below $1 million. Eligible land owners can defer their entire assessment, which may include residential land.

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