When you acquire property you will usually need to pay tax on the transaction and it is paid to your state or territory government.
In the Northern Territory (NT) when you acquire property you have to pay stamp duty.
Read more about stamp duty.
There is no land tax in the NT.
There is land tax in all other Australian states or territories.
Go to the Australian Government Department of Business website for more about land tax.
Last updated: 07 March 2016