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Projected CTP savings fall under amended scheme

Projected CTP savings fall under amended scheme

Canberrans could save as little as $14 on the new model of compulsory third party insurance, after changes to the draft legislation.

  • by Katie Burgess

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How buyers caught in land tax fallout can apply for a waiver
Canberra

How buyers caught in land tax fallout can apply for a waiver

The ACT Revenue Office will stop sending overdue notices to buyers who may have been unfairly slugged for land tax.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: Woolshed memories; Commonwealth weighs in on light rail
Light rail

Canberra Now: Woolshed memories; Commonwealth weighs in on light rail

Plus, Manuka businesses warn of rates damage; and an exhibition shows the awful history of cartoons.

  • by Doug Dingwall
'Tired', 'outdated' Manuka under pressure from rising rates
Canberra

'Tired', 'outdated' Manuka under pressure from rising rates

The Manuka Business Association said the rising charges, coupled with a lack of government investment, has led to the erosion of the shopping precinct.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra Now: Vacancy tax a 'scandal'; and advocates reject War Memorial car park
ACT government

Canberra Now: Vacancy tax a 'scandal'; and advocates reject War Memorial car park

Plus, the next anti-algae plan; and Brumbies bury bad performances with yoga.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Government vows to fix 'unintended consequences' of vacancy tax
Canberra

Government vows to fix 'unintended consequences' of vacancy tax

The changes led to off-the-plan buyers being charged hundreds of dollars for their properties being empty before they took possession.

  • by Katie Burgess
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Commercial rates increase an issue of fairness
Opinion
Opinion

Commercial rates increase an issue of fairness

The massive rates rises for many Canberra businesses could force some businesses out.

  • by The Canberra Times
'Simplistic' rates system discouraging mixed-use development
Canberra

'Simplistic' rates system discouraging mixed-use development

The ACT's tax laws have failed to keep up with modern developments, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

  • by Katie Burgess
ACT Valuation Office raised own landlord's rates bill to $1.4 million
ACT government

ACT Valuation Office raised own landlord's rates bill to $1.4 million

The Evri Group put off a planned redevelopment to extend the office's lease until its new headquarters in Civic were built. Here's how the favour was repaid.

  • by Katie Burgess
Fyshwick business faced huge rate rise on 'sitting duck' land
Planning and development

Fyshwick business faced huge rate rise on 'sitting duck' land

A small-business owner in Fyshwick was hit with a valuation rise upwards of 300 per cent in a single year on a block of land she describes as a "sitting duck".

  • by Daniel Burdon and Katie Burgess
ACT rate rises heading for 'tipping point', business groups warn
Canberra

ACT rate rises heading for 'tipping point', business groups warn

Canberra's peak property and business groups have warned the ACT is heading for an economic 'tipping point' due to continual increases in commercial rates.

  • by Daniel Burdon