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OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 14 of 22First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Act 2000New South WalesApplication Form for New HomesNote:ƒ Use this form if you are purchasing or building a new home andthe commencement date of the eligible transaction is on or after1 July 2017ƒ This application will not be accepted unless fully completedand all required supporting evidence is lodged.ƒ Read the lodgement guide for explanations of the terms used inthis applicationƒ Applications must be lodged within 12 months of completion of theeligible transactionƒ There are significant penalties for making a false or misleadingstatement, as well as possible prosecutionƒ Please answer all questions and cross the appropriate boxes.SECTION 1 Eligibility criteriaNote:ƒ Eligibility is determined as at the commencement date of the eligible transactionƒ All applicants and their spouse/partner must be considered when answering eligibility questions.Eligibility checklistOFFICE USE ONLYUINApplicationreferenceApplicationreceived byDate lodged1. Is this the first time each applicant and/or their spouse/partner will receive a first home owner grant inany state or territory of Australia?2. Is each applicant and their spouse/partner a person who has never owned a residential property,either jointly, separately or with some other person before 1 July 2000 in any state or territory of Australia?Note: Applicants are not eligible for a grant if they or their spouse/partner have held a relevant interest in residentialproperty prior to 1 July 2000, even if they have never occupied the property.3. Is each applicant and their spouse/partner a person who has never occupied a residential property fora continuous period of at least six months in which they acquired a relevant interest on or after 1 July2000 in any state or territory of Australia?4. Is each applicant a natural person (ie not a company or trust) at least 18 years of age and whoseinterest in the property is not held subject to a trust?5. Is at least one applicant a permanent resident or Australian citizen?6. Will at least one applicant be occupying the home as their principal place of residence for a continuousperiod of at least six months commencing within 12 months of completion of the eligible transaction?Note: To apply for the Australian Defence Force residence exemption, please complete the Australian Defence Forceresidence exemption questions in Section 2.7. Has each applicant on or after 1 October 2012 in respect of the home to which this application relates, either:ƒ entered into a contract for the purchase of a new home in New South Wales ORƒ entered into a contract to have a home built in New South Wales ORƒ in the case of an owner builder, commenced construction of a home in New South Wales?(i.e. laying of foundations).Determination of eligibilityIf you answered ‘Yes’ to ALL of the above questions, you may be entitled to receive the First Home Owner Grant fora new home. The Chief Commissioner will determine your eligibility and advise you of his decision in writing.Please attach additional information (where applicable) to support your eligibility for the grant.Yes NoYes NoYes NoYes NoYes NoYes NoYes NoOFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 15 of 22SECTION 2 Applicant detailsNote:ƒ All applicants must complete this section.ƒ If there are more than two applicants, please complete and attach an additional application form.Number of applicantsHow many people will have a relevant interest in the property? Enter number of applicantsRelated or associated party transactionsAre any of the applicants or their spouse/partner(s) relatedto or associated with the vendor or builder? Yes NoIf ‘Yes’, please provideevidence of theconsideration paid.(Refer to lodgement guide).Indigenous AustralianThis question is optional – the information will only be used for statisticalpurposes by Commonwealth and State Governments, and has no bearing onyour application.Are any of the applicants Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? Yes No Australian Defence Force residence exemptionAn exemption to the residence requirement, is only available to AustralianDefence Force personnel.Please leave questions blank if you are not entitled to the exemption.Only complete the following questions if you are applying forthe exemption.1. Was at least one applicant a member of the permanent forces of theAustralian Defence Force as at the commencement date of the eligibletransaction?Yes NoIf ‘Yes’, please indicate which branch they serve(d) in: Regular ArmyPermanent NavyPermanent Air Force2. If ‘Yes’ to question 1, were all the applicants enrolled on the NSW electoralroll as at the commencement date of the eligible transaction? Yes NoIf you answered ‘Yes’ to questions 1 and 2, you may be eligible for theresidence exemption.To receive your exemption, please provide a copy of a document issuedby the Australian Defence Force. This document must clearly show theapplicant’s name and that the applicant was a permanent member of theAustralian Defence Force as at the commencement date of the eligibletransaction.Note: An exemption will not be granted if the document is not provided.Approved Agent and Revenue NSW use onlyPlease cross this box if you have sighted the documentary evidence and acopy is attached to the application. Yes (Evidence provided) Participation in First Home Benefits promotionsThis question is optional – and has no bearing on your application.The Revenue NSW often promotes the First Home Benefits toincrease awareness.Please cross this box if you would like to assist in any future promotional activity. Yes (I would like to assist in promotional activity)You will be contacted by Revenue NSW prior to any promotional activity.OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 16 of 22TitleFirst nameMiddle name(s)Family nameName on birth certificate(if different from above)Have you ever used anyname other than the name(s)declared above?Address forservice of notices(if different from above)Daytime phone numberEmail addressCurrent residential addressDate of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)Place of birthAs at the commencementdate of the eligible transaction,did you have a spouse/partner?YesNoIf ‘Yes’, your spouse/partner mustcomplete the details as applicant 2above.If ‘No’, you must completeSection 3 — spouse/partner details.YesNoIf yes, will your spouse/partnerhave a relevant interestin the home?Note: If you are separated fromyour spouse, supply a statutorydeclaration (refer to LodgementGuide 1B)Applicant 2Mr Mrs Miss Ms Dr( )Yes list name(s) below NoYesNoIf ‘Yes’, your spouse/partner mustcomplete the details as an applicant.If ‘No’, you must completeSection 3 — spouse/partner details.YesNoNote: If you are separated fromyour spouse, supply a statutorydeclaration (refer to LodgementGuide 1B)SECTION 2 Applicant details (cont)Mr Mrs Miss Ms DrYes list name(s) below No( )First nameMiddle name(s)Family nameFirst nameMiddle name(s)Family nameState/TerritoryCountryApplicant 1 (contact applicant)Street no.Street nameSuburb/townState PostcodeStreet no.Street nameSuburb/townState PostcodeStreet no.Street nameState PostcodeSuburb/townOFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 17 of 22SECTION 2 Applicant details (cont)Tick each of the States and/orTerritories which you have livedApplicant 1 (Contact applicant) Applicant 2NSW ACT NT QLDTAS SA VIC WANSW ACT NT QLDTAS SA VIC WASECTION 3 Spouse/partner detailsNote:ƒ This section must be completed where the spouse/partner of an applicant has not been specified as an applicant inSection 2 of the application.SECTION 4 Property and transaction detailsAddress of the propertyLot no.(only use lot no. if streetno. is not allocated)Unit/Street no. Street name Suburb/townDate when occupation as a principal place of residence commenced orState Postcodeis intended to commence (if not known please estimate) (dd/mm/yyyy).Leave blank if Australian Defence Force residence exemption applies. NSW Spouse/partner of applicant 1TitleFirst nameMr Mrs Miss Ms DrMiddle name(s)Family nameName on birth certificate(if different from above)( )Has your spouse/partnerever used any nameother than the name(s)declared above?Yes list name(s) below NoDaytime phone numberDate of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)Place of birthTick each of the States and/orTerritories which you have livedNSW ACT NT QLDTAS SA VIC WASpouse/partner of applicant 2Mr Mrs Miss Ms Dr( )Yes list name(s) below NoNSW ACT NT QLDTAS SA VIC WAEmail addressFirst nameMiddle name(s)Family nameFirst nameMiddle name(s)Family nameState/TerritoryCountryState/TerritoryCountryOFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 18 of 22Title detailsLot no. Section no. Plan type* Plan no.*Enter DP for Deposited Plan; SP for Strata Plan; Other if not DP or SP and enter the other details under Plan no.Transaction detailsWhat type of transaction does this application refer to?Please select your transaction type and answer the questions for that transaction. Please refer to terms used in the lodgement guide.Transaction type (please tick applicable boxes)New Home purchase1. Is this the first sale of the home? YesNo2. Did you purchase the home from the builder? YesNo3. Are you/will you be the first occupant(s) of the home? YesNo4. Are you purchasing a substantially renovated home? YesNoOff the Plan (New Home purchase)1. Is this the first sale of the home? YesNo2. Did you purchase the home from the builder? YesNo3. Are you/will you be the first occupant(s) of the home? YesNo4. Are you purchasing a substantially renovated home? YesNoContract to build1. Are you building a home to replace demolished premises? YesNoIf ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.If ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.If ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.If ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.If ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.If ‘Yes’, attach vendor’s statement.Refer to definitions on page 12.2. If ‘Yes’, did an applicant occupy the demolished home as a place ofresidence before the demolition? YesNoIf ‘Yes’, you are not eligible forthe grant as an owner of the newhome cannot have occupied thedemolished premises as a place ofresidence before demolition.Owner builder1. Are you/will you be building a home to replace demolished premises? YesNo2. If ‘Yes’, did an applicant occupy the demolished home as a place ofresidence before the demolition? YesNoIf ‘Yes’, you are not eligible forthe grant as an owner of the newhome cannot have occupied thedemolished premises as a place ofresidence before demolition.OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 19 of 22SECTION 4 Property and transaction details (cont.)Purchase or construction priceRequired for all transaction types:ƒ Contract to purchase – Enter consideration shown on contractƒ Contract to build – Enter consideration shown on contractƒ Owner builder – Enter cost of construction. Do not include own labour costs.Required when you are building your home under a Contract to Build.Unencumbered value (land only)ƒ Enter the unimproved land value,ƒ Cross the appropriate box below for the type of evidence used.ƒ Attach a copy of the evidence of the market value of the land at the time of signing the building contract (where more than onedocument type is available, please provide the most recent).Note: Rates and council valuations are not acceptable.A copy of a current valuation by a suitably qualified valuer (includes bank valuation)A copy of the stamped contract or transfer for the purchase of the land.Required for Related Party transactions or Owner Builders.Unencumbered value (house and land)Evidence of the property’s total value dated within the last 12 months is required if you are purchasing your home froma related or associated party or you built your home as an Owner Builder.ƒ Enter the total value of the house and land,ƒ Cross the appropriate box below for the type of evidence used, and ƒAttach a copy of the evidence.Stamped agreement of sale or transfer when the property was purchased which shows the dutiable amount within the stamping details (Related Party transactions only) ORProperty Valuation by a suitably qualified valuer ORFinancial institution’s property valuation obtained for loan approval ORMarket appraisal by a registered real estate agent.$ $ $APPROVED AGENT AND REVENUE NSW USE ONLYAll evidence sighted Name of person sighting the evidencePayment eligibility date (Enter settlement, completion or first draw down date only) (dd/mm/yyyy)Note: For contracts to purchase only enter the settlement date specified in the exchanged contract or the actual date booked for settlement. Date of contract (or if owner builder, date the foundations were laid) (dd/mm/yyyy)Date of settlement (or if building, date of completion) (dd/mm/yyyy)Note: If lodging with an approved agent, please estimate SECTION 5 Payment detailsNote:ƒ If applying with Revenue NSW, the grant will be paid by electronic funds transfer into the account nominated below.ƒ If you are applying with an approved agent, please do not complete the account details below as the grant will be paid throughthe approved agent in accordance with your agreement.Payment reference (optional): This reference will be shownon the account statement, to assist in identifying the payment.Account name (e.g. John & Jane Citizen)Name of financial institution and branchBSB number (must have 6 numbers) –Account number (maximum of 9 numbers) * DO NOT include dashes or spacesIMPORTANT – Please confirm the account details provided above are correct before lodging your application withRevenue NSW.OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 20 of 22SECTION 6 Declaration by applicant(s)1. I have completed the application form and I declare that allcopies of documents attached in support of this applicationare a true copy of the original document.2. I declare that I have not previously received and retainedthe grant under the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes)Act 2000, or a corresponding Act in another State orTerritory, either alone or together with any other person orpersons.3. I declare that I have not owned a home or had a relevantinterest in a residential property within Australia prior to1 July 2000.4. I declare that I have not owned and occupied, for acontinuous period of at least six months, a residentialproperty within Australia in which I acquired a relevantinterest on or after 1 July 2000.5. I declare that the interest I hold in the property is not heldsubject to a trust.6. I declare that at the commencement date of the eligibletransaction at least one applicant for the grant was apermanent resident or an Australian citizen.7. I declare that at least one applicant will be residing inthe home that is the subject of this application as theirprincipal place of residence for a continuous period ofat least six months commencing within 12 months ofcompletion of the eligible transaction, or the residencerequirement does not apply as an applicant was as at thecommencement date of the eligible transaction a memberof the permanent forces of the Australian Defence Forceand all applicants were enrolled on the NSW electoral roll.8. I undertake to notify the Commissioner of any notifiableevent in writing relevant to the requirements under theFirst Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Act 2000 within14 days from the occurrence of that notifiable event.9. I have read and understood the information prepared byRevenue NSW relating to the conditions of eligibility.I accept that if the conditions are not met, I may not beentitled to receive or retain the grant.10. I authorise Revenue NSW to collect, access and exchangeinformation about me to verify my proof of identityinformation and to determine my eligibility for the First HomeOwners Grant with the approved agent (where applicable),document issuing authorities, other State, Territoryand Australian Government agencies and commercialorganisations as permitted by law.11. I understand that the approved agent is not authorisedby Revenue NSW to offer any advice or assistance on theconditions of eligibility for the grant, or on the completion ofthis application.12. I authorise the approved agent to hold the grant untilcompletion of the eligible transaction and to repay thegrant to the Commissioner if the transaction is notcompleted within 28 days of the date specified.13. I declare that the total value of the property does notexceed the cap amount as at the commencement dateof the eligible transaction for Contracts to Purchase andContracts to Build or as at the completion date of theeligible transaction for a home built by an Owner Builder.14. I authorise the Commissioner to address all correspondencerelating to this application to Applicant 1 at theaddress nominated.15. I acknowledge that I may be required to repay the grant, beliable for penalties and may also be prosecuted for makinga false or misleading statement in or in connection with thisapplication for the grant.16. I authorise Revenue NSW to deposit the grant into theaccount nominated in Section 5 (ensure account detailsare correct) or into the approved agent’s nominatedaccount when lodged with the approved agent.DeclarationUnder the First Home Owner (New Homes) Act 2000, it is an offence to give false or misleading information.I declare that I have read and understood the above information and that the information provided is true correct in every particular.Applicant 1NameDate (dd/mm/yyyy)Applicant 2OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 21 of 22SECTION 7 Declaration by spouse/partner(s)1. I declare that the spouse/partner details in Section 3,in so far as they relate to me, are true and correct.2. I declare that I have not previously received and retained thegrant under the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Act2000 or a corresponding Act in another State or Territory,either alone or together with any other person or persons.3. I declare that I have not owned a home or had a relevantinterest in a residential property within Australia prior to1 July 2000.4. I declare that I have not owned and occupied for acontinuous period of six months a residential property withinAustralia in which I acquired a relevant interest on or after1 July 2000.5. I authorise Revenue NSW to collect, access and exchangeinformation about me to verify my proof of identityinformation and to confirm other details with the approvedagent (where applicable), document issuing authorities, otherState, Territory and Australian Government agencies andcommercial organisations as permitted by law. I recognisethat these checks may affect the applicant’s eligibility for theFirst Home Owners Grant.6. I acknowledge that I may be prosecuted and fined formaking a false or misleading statement on or in connectionwith this application for the grant.Spouse/partner of Applicant 1NameDate (dd/mm/yyyy)Spouse/partner of Applicant 2Providing false or misleadinginformation in this applicationProviding false or misleading information to Revenue NSW is acriminal offence. If it is determined that an applicant has providedfalse or misleading information to obtain, or attempt to obtainthe grant, then prosecution action may be commenced.PenaltiesRevenue NSW, as part of its role in administering the First HomeOwner Grant (New Homes) Act 2000, conducts investigationsto ensure that applicants comply with the conditions of the Act.If applicants receive the grant when they are not entitled, or do notcomply with the residence requirement, penalties of up to 100 percent may be imposed.Lodgement of your applicationƒ Lodge with the approved agent who is providing your finance.If you need the grant for settlement or any draw down/progress payment or within 12 months of the completion ofthe eligible transaction. ƒLodge with the Revenue NSWPayment will not be made until after settlement or if building after the home is completed. Note: Applications cannot be lodged with Revenue NSW until after the completion of the eligible transaction.DeclarationUnder the First Home Owner (New Homes) Act 2000, it is an offence to give false or misleading information.I declare that I have read and understood the above information and that the information provided is true correct in every particular.Privacy statementInformation collected from you on this form is required by Revenue NSW to determine if you have a liability or entitlement.The information may be provided to third parties with your consent or as required or permitted by law. Revenue NSW willcorrect or update your personal information at your request. Read more about privacy at www.revenue.nsw.gov.auContact details1300 130 624* (Monday – Friday, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm) *Interstate clients please call (02) 7808 6200www.revenue.nsw.gov.au [email protected] Help in community languages is availablePostal addressRevenue NSWPO Box 666,Wollongong NSW 2520© State of New South Wales through Revenue NSW, 2018. This work may be freely reproduced and distributed for mostpurposes, however some restrictions apply. Read the copyright notice at www.revenue.nsw.gov.au or contact Revenue NSW.OFH 001 | Application Form | November 2020 22 of 22SECTION 8 Supporting documentation checklistNote:ƒ Please complete the checklist to ensure you have attached the required supporting documentation defined in thelodgement guide. Attach these papers to this page.ƒ Your application may be returned to you if not fully completed or all the required supporting documentation is not attached.ƒ Additional documents may be requested after lodgement of your application.Supporting documentation checklistNote: Refer to the lodgement guide for the documentation required. Do not send original documents,only send copies.Proof of identity of all applicants and their spouse/partnerApplicantto cross ifattachedAdditional evidenceƒ Change of name – type of document submittedƒ Separated – statutory declaration and supporting evidenceContract to purchase a new homeƒ a copy of your Contract for Sale, dated and signed by the vendor.ƒ a title search showing the applicant(s) as the registered proprietors*.ƒ evidence – first sale, never occupied.ƒ list of renovations if substantially renovated.Where there is no contract, or the sale of the property is between family members or related orassociated parties also attach:ƒ a copy of the transfer, dated and signed by all partiesƒ evidence that consideration has been paid*ƒ evidence of total value of property (house and land).Australian Defence Force residence exemptionDocument confirming membership of the permanent forcesTransaction typeContract to build a homeƒ a copy of your contract to build, dated and signed by all partiesƒ a title search showing the applicant(s) as the registered proprietor(s)*ƒ a copy of the final inspection report or occupation certificate*ƒ evidence of the unencumbered value (land only).ƒ final statement/invoice from the builder.Owner builderƒ a title search showing the applicant(s) as the registered proprietor(s)ƒ a copy of the initial inspection report or approval from Council for the laying of foundationsƒ a copy of the final inspection report or occupation certificateƒ a copy of receipts for the home totalling more than the grant amountƒ evidence of the total value of property (house and land).* Not required if your application is lodged with an approved agentCategory 1 Type of document submitted /Category 2* Type of document submitted /Category 3* Type of document submitted /Category 4* Type of document submitted /Approvedagent orRevenueNSW useonlyCross whensightedAPPROVED AGENT AND REVENUE NSW USE ONLYName of person sighting the documentation aboveName of employerSignature Date

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