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Residential property
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Tools and common questions

Find out about our residential property glossary of terms, property decision tree tool and more.

  • Dates of purchase and sale for property transactions
    Use these dates to work out if your residential property sale falls within the two year bright-line purchase and sale period. These dates are also used to work out the two year period for residential land withholding tax (RLWT) purposes.
  • GST compulsory zero rating rules
    If you’re buying or selling land, this factsheet will help you avoid costly mistakes with your GST. Please note only general information is provided - your own situation may not be covered. Please talk to a tax advisor before you sign the paperwork.
  • Glossary of terms
    A list of words and terms used in the residential property section.