How is the foreign ownership surcharge calculated?
The foreign ownership surcharge is calculated based on the value of the interest in residential land, being the value used for duty purposes. The 7% foreign ownership surcharge is in addition to any duty payable.
If a foreign person acquires a 1% interest in land is the foreign ownership surcharge calculated on 1% of the purchase price?
Yes, the foreign ownership surcharge applies on the interest of 1% acquired by the foreign person.
Is the foreign ownership surcharge calculated on the GST payable on the land?
Foreign ownership surcharge is taken to be duty payable on an instrument. If GST is payable on the land, then duty and the foreign ownership surcharge are payable on the GST inclusive amount.
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