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Residential land withholding tax

Residential land withholding tax (RLWT) is a tax that's deducted from some residential property sales.

Understanding residential land withholding tax

Find out about residential land withholding tax and whether it applies to you.

Deducting residential land withholding tax

Find out what you need to do if you're a withholder of residential land withholding tax.

Applying for a certificate of exemption

Find out when you can apply for an exemption from having residential land withholding tax deducted on property sales.

Claiming back residential land withholding tax

Find out what to do if you've sold residential property and you've had too much residential land withholding tax deducted.

Glossary of terms

Learn the definitions of terms used in the residential land withholding tax section.

Work out the amount of RLWT to deduct

Use this calculator to work out how much RLWT to deduct