About the ATO capital gains tax CGT withholding rules for Australian resident property sellers

ATO CGT Withholding Changes

Australian resident vendors selling real property will need to obtain a Clearance Certificate from the ATO to ensure they don’t incur a 12.5% withholding tax.¬†

It applies to all vendors in all states and territories, to all property (residential and commercial) and other asset classes to all properties with a contract price of $750,000 or more (the previous applicable value was $2m or more).