If you will get, get or move a used or brand-new vehicle you need to pay stamp task when you:
register an all new vehicle in your name; or
move the rego of a used vehicle into your name.
The amount of stamp duty you require to pay differs depending on:
the purchase or the value rate or worth of the vehicle; as well as
, if the vehicle is identified commercial business non-commercial.
A business vehicle includes automobiles such as utes, panel vans, vans and hefty lorries. All various other lorries are identified as non-commercial.
Just how much stamp duty will I pay?
Stamp duty is payable on the acquisition rate or the marketplace value of the vehicle, whichever is greater. You can use our calculators to figure out just how much stamp task you will certainly need to pay.
Stamp task prices can be found on our rates page.
If you are buying a replacement car for one that was destroyed by bushfire, relief might be readily available.
When and how do I pay stamp duty?
When the rego is moved into your name, you will certainly pay stamp responsibility. This need to be done within 14 days from the date you acquired the vehicle.
Stamp obligation on automobiles is paid to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, you can make payment at a Service SA Customer Centre or you may have the ability to make the payment online if you have a mySA GOV account.
Will anyone know if I don’t pay stamp duty?
You will certainly get captured if you do not to move the vehicle rego right into your name or you state a reduced amount as the purchase price/market worth.
RevenueSA’s Compliance Services Branch frequently audits motor vehicle dealers and exclusive purchases to explore where there are non-transfers of lorries or where the value proclaimed when moving the vehicle rego is lower than the real purchase cost or market value.
If you are determined by our Compliance Services Branch for not underpaying or paying stamp task, you will certainly be provided an evaluation for the stamp duty obligation that you require to pay. Under these scenarios settlement can not be made at a Service SA Customer Centre and should be paid direct to RevenueSA making use of the repayment information supplied on the analysis notification.
My vehicle is from interstate, do I need to pay stamp duty?
Stamp task is payable if you have actually acquired a vehicle interstate and also transfer straight from the previous owner to your name in South Australia.
If you owned a vehicle that was signed up in your name interstate, and also transfer the vehicle’s rego to South Australia, stamp obligation will certainly not apply if it is being transferred into the very same name( s).
This exception can be used at Service SA. A transfer charge will still use. Docudrama proof will certainly be called for.
Do I have to pay stamp duty if transferring between spouses or domestic partners?
If you are moving the vehicle between spouses/domestic companions or former spouses/domestic partners you may not need to pay stamp responsibility where the transfer is from:
one name to the other;
one name to both names; or
both names to one name.
This exemption can be used at Service SA and also a transfer cost will certainly still use. Docudrama proof will be needed.
Find out more about stamp obligation exemptions on vehicles on our Stamp Duty Motor Vehicle Exemptions as well as Relief web page.
Do I have to pay stamp duty if transferring to a family member?
Yes, stamp task is payable when a vehicle is moved to a family member that is not a partner or domestic partner.
Do I need to pay stamp duty if I inherit a vehicle?
If you get a vehicle under the provisions of a Will, or under the Rules of Intestacy, stamp task will not apply.
This exemption can be used at Service SA and also a transfer fee will still use. Docudrama proof will be required.
Find out more about stamp duty exemptions on cars on our Stamp Duty Motor Vehicle Exemptions as well as Relief page.
Are there any other exemptions from stamp duty?
There are a number of exceptions from stamp task that might use if you are moving the rego or registering of a vehicle. As an example, exceptions consist of arrangements for individuals that are crippled, or parents of youngsters that are crippled.
Figure out more about stamp duty exceptions on automobiles on our Stamp Duty Motor Vehicle Exemptions and also Relief web page.
To claim the majority of exemptions, you require to give the needed documentary evidence to the Service SA Customer Service Centre when registering your vehicle.
How do I get a reimbursement of stamp duty?
You may be eligible to receive a refund of the stamp obligation paid where:
vehicle has actually been returned to the dealer/owner; or
rego or transfer was made at fault.
Figure out more about reimbursements of stamp responsibility on cars on our Stamp Duty Motor Vehicle web page.