Stamp duty rules are different according to where you live. Use this calculator to help you find the correct rate.
The Stamp Duty Calculator estimates the amount of Stamp Duty you should pay when purchasing a property in a given Australian State or Territory. In addition to outlining the Government fees payable, it will also outline Government concessions that may be available.
Each state and territory set the rates at which they charge stamp duty as well as how they are calculated: South Australia. Stamp duty is calculated based on either the value of the land including improvements or the price paid for the property including GST, whichever is greater. NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Western Australian. Stamp duty is calculated based on the greater amount between the price paid for the property and the market or unencumbered value of the property. Example: if your property is judged to be worth $450,000 but you paid $475,000, your stamp duty is calculated based on the $475,000 purchase price.
ACT. In the ACT stamp duty is likewise primarily based on the greater amount of the purchase price or the market value of the property. This is the total amount of the house and land when the land already has a property on it or when the buyer has purchased a house and land package where the property will be built on the land purchase before settlement. If you purchase land and then build on it at a separate time you will only be charged stamp duty on the land value or purchase price.
This calculator assesses the amount of money that could be borrowed from a lender to purchase a property. The figures provided by the calculator are estimates only, based on your inputs and a range of assumptions. The actual amount available for borrowing will be determined by the lender.
This calculator is a useful tool for any individual who needs to figure out what the maximum amount is they can borrow. It will be most applicable to those in the early stages of refinancing or getting a new home loan.