Stamp duty is a general purpose tax that is imposed on a variety of documents and transactions relating to property acquisitions such as:
- mining tenements
- exploration licenses
- business property.
Stamp duty is generally payable within 60 days of entering into the transaction or at settlement, whichever is earlier.
Some exemptions or concessions may apply for:
- first home buyers
- seniors, pensioners and carers
- deceased estates
- property settlements
- principal place of residence.
Last updated: 28 November 2017