Stamp Duty - General Rate and Threshold- from 1 July 2023
Stamp Duty - Home buyer concessions 1 July 2023
Income threshold amountTo be eligible for a duty concession, the income test must be satisfied. The combined total income of all applicants and their domestic partner/s over the 1 year period prior to the date of the grant, transfer or agreement for transfer (whichever is first) must be less than or equal to the relevant income threshold as follows:
Stamp Duty - Pensioner duty concession from 1 July 2023
Eligible property (residential home)
Eligible vacant block (land)
First Home Owner Grant: After 1 July 2019, the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) no longer exists, the FHOG was replaced by the new Home Buyer Concession Scheme, which provides a full duty concession for eligible buyers.
Mortgage Registration Fee 1 July 2023: $166.00
Land Transfer Fee: $446
Stamp Duty - General Rate 1 July 2023
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: The current foreign purchaser duty rate is 8 per cent.
Stamp Duty - First Home Buyers Assistance after 1 July 2023 :A full exemption from transfer duty will be available if buying a new or existing home valued up to $800,000, while homes valued over $800,000 and less than $1,000,000 may qualify for a concessional rate.
If purchasing vacant land on which you intend to build a home, the first home buyer may receive an exemption for land valued up to $350,000 and a concessional rate for land valued over $350,000 and less than $450,000.
First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) For a newly built house, townhouse, apartment, unit or similar the purchase price must not exceed $600,000.
If purchase vacant land and sign a building contract with a builder, the total combined cost of land price and construction cost must not exceed $750,000.
Mortgage Registration Fee from 1 July 2023: $165.40
Land Transfer Fee: $165.40.
Stamp Duty - General Rate
Duty is calculated on the purchase price or
unencumbered value of the dutiable property, whichever is the greater, as
follows: - Where the dutiable value does not exceed $525,000 in accordance with the follow formula:
D = (0.06571441 x V2 ) + 15V
D = the duty payable in $
V = the dutiable value
From 1 July 2017, where the dutiable value exceeds $525,000, but is less than $3 million - 4.95 per cent of that amount.
From 1 July 2017, where the dutiable value is $3 million or more - 5.75 per cent of that amount.
From 1 July 2017, where the dutiable value is $5 million or more - 5.95 per cent of that amount.
First Home Owner Grant: From 7 May 2019, the FHOG reduced to $10,000 from $26,000.
BuildBonus Grant: : The BuildBonus grant closed on 14 April 2021.
Mortgage Registration Fee: $165.00 from 1 July 2023
Land Transfer Fee: $165.00
Stamp Duty - General Rate
Stamp Duty - Home Concession Rates
Stamp Duty - First Home Concession Rate
Stamp Duty - First Home Vacant Land Concession rate
Mortgage Registration Fee after 1 July 2023: $224.32.
Land Transfer Fee: $224.32 + additional fee for lodging a transfer if the consideration is more than $180,000 - $42.13 for each $10,000 or part of $10,000 more than $180,000
First Home Owner Grant: For new home, the grant is $15,000. The cap is $750,000
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: Current surcharge is 7%.
Stamp Duty - All Rate
Stamp Duty Relief - First Home Buyers:
First home buyer is eligible for the stamp duty relief, the relief may:
reduce the stamp duty to zero if the value of a new home is below $650,000 (or $400,000 for vacant land); or
partially reduce the stamp duty if the value of the new home is below $700,000 (or $450,000 for vacant land).
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: From 1 January 2018, the foreign purchasers are required to pay a foreign ownership surcharge of 7% of the value of the interest in residential land.
Mortgage Registration Fee: from 1 July 2023: $187.00
Land Transfer Fee: from 1 July 2023:
First Home Owner Grant: FHOG is $15,000 for first home owners who build or purchase a brand new home.
If you purchase the vacant land, the stamp duty is levied on both land value and building cost rather than land element only
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: After 1 April 2020, a 8% surcharge rate applies:
Stamp Duty - First Home Owner Concessional Rate: From 1 January 2022 TAS provides a 50 per cent concession on property transfer duty for first home buyers of established homes with a property value of $600 000 or lower.
Stamp Duty - Pensioner Concessional Rate:From 1 January 2022 the concession provides a 50 per cent discount on property transfer duty for eligible pensioners who sell their existing home and downsize by buying another home. The new property must have a dutiable value of $600,000 or less and less than that of the former home.
First Home Owner Grant: The Government has announced the grant increased to $30,000, backdated to 1 April 2021.
Mortgage Registration Fee after 1 July 2023: $152.19
Land Transfer Fee: $233.18
Stamp Duty - Non Principal place of Residence RateFor the purchase of any other property (i.e. not Principal place of residence).
Premium Stamp Duty: From 1 July 2021, the duty payable increase to $110,000 plus 6.5% of the dutiable value of more than $2 million.
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: The foreigner buyer duty surcharge is 8%.
Stamp Duty - Principal Place of Residence (PPR) RateFor the purchase of a home (which will be used as Principal place of residence) for contracts entered into on or after 6 May 2008.
Stamp Duty - First Home Buyer Concession
VIC abolishes stamp duty for both new and existing properties under $600,000. First home buyers purchasing a property between $600,000 and $750,000 also receive a tapered discount.
If a first home buyer purchases vacant land to build a new home to be their principal place of residence, the home must be built within 12 months for the FHB concessions to apply (choose "Yes" for the Option "Are you first home buyer"). If the buyer takes more than 12 months to build the home, they are not eligible for the First Home Buyer Concession (choose "No" for the Option "Are you first home buyer").
Pensioner Exemption Concession An exemption if a home valued at $600,000 or less, or a concession if a home valued from $600,001 to $750,000.
Mortgage Registration Fee 2023 - 2024: (a) Paper Transaction: $128.50 (b) Electronic Transaction: $118.90
Land Transfer Fee: (a) Paper Transaction Fee: the sum of $105.70 plus $2.34 for every whole consideration, the maximum fee is $3,616.00(b) Electronic Transaction Fee: the sum of $96.00 plus $2.34 for every whole consideration, the maximum fee is $3,607.00
First Home Owner Grant: $10,000 if property valued up to $750,000.
Stamp Duty - General RateThe general rate of transfer duty applies to a dutiable transaction, unless the Duties Act provides otherwise. The general rate of transfer duty is set out below.
Stamp Duty - First Home Owner Rate – Established Home
Stamp Duty - First Home Owner Rate – Vacant Land
Stamp Duty - Vacant Land According to WA Department of Finance: Where vacant land is bought, duty will initially be charged at the general rate. Once a house is built on the land that is eligible for the First Home Owner Grant, a refund will be available, on application, once the grant is issued.
Stamp Duty - Foreign Purchaser: From 1 January 2019, foreign buyers duty imposes additional 7% duty on the dutiable value
Mortgage Registration Fee from 1 July 2023: $203
Land Transfer Fee from 1 July 2023:
First Home Owner Grant: Currently First Home Buyer Grant is $10,000. The cap limits the total value of properties (i.e. total value of home and land) to $750,000.00 or less, or if the home is located north of the 26th parallel to $1,000,000 or less.