Capital gains tax (CGT) is a tax levied on the profits you make when you dispose of an asset that you have acquired on or after September 20, 1985. The amount levied with tax is calculated by getting the difference of the property acquisition and maintenance costs and the proceeds of the sale of the property barring any exemptions that are applied to from the Income Tax Assessment Act of 1997 or any exemption determined by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
Smart Property Investment's capital gains tax (CGT) calculator allows an estimated calculation of the CGT to be paid based on the sale price of a property minus all expenses associated with acquiring, holding, and disposing of the property. It indicates the total capital gains one can earn and tax one should pay the ATO.
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Property sale price

The amount specified in the purchase sale agreement of the real property as the purchase price.

Current taxable income

Amount of income an individual used to calculate income tax due, gross income minus any deductions or exemptions allowed.

Purchase price of the property

The price an investor pays for the investment.

Capital gains/loss

Any profit or loss made from the sale of the property or of an investment.

Tax payable under new regime (marginal tax rate x half of capital gain)

The amount of capital gains tax payable based on marginal tax rate multiplied by half of the capital gain/loss.

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