• Stamp duty calculator

    Our stamp duty calculator is the ideal way to determine exactly how much stamp duty you’ll be paying overall on your home in WA.

    Simply enter the value of the property, followed by the property location, property type (whether it’s an investment, established home or newly constructed) and by ticking whether you’re a first home buyer or not, your total government fees will then be calculated for you.

    With our WA stamp duty calculator, you’ll know exactly the amount you’ll need to pay on your home, upfront.

    What is stamp duty (transfer duty)?

    Stamp duty or ‘transfer duty’ is a state tax imposed on the sale of residential properties in Western Australia. The amount of stamp duty you are required to pay on your property purchase is dependent on a number of factors, including price of the property, location and whether or not you are a first home buyer.

    General rate

    The general rate of duty applies to most dutiable transactions not relating to residential land, (such as commercial property, rural property that is not also used as residential property, and vacant land which does not qualify for the residential rate) and is assessed on the dutiable value of the transaction.

    What are the general stamp duty rates?

                                     Dutiable value Duty thresholds
    $0 – $80,000 $1.90 per $100 or part thereof 
    $80,001 - $100,000  $1,520 + $2.85 per $100 or part thereof above $80,000
    $100,001 – $250,000 $2,090 + $3.80 per $100 or part thereof above $100,000
    $250,001 – $500,000 $7,790 + $4.75 per $100 or part thereof above $250,000
    $500,001 and upwards $19,665 + $5.15 per $100 or part thereof above $500,000

    Residential rate

    Residential duty applies to residential property including primary residences, rental properties and vacant land where building commences within 5 years.

    What are the residential stamp duty rates?

                                     Dutiable value Duty thresholds
    $0 – $120,000 $1.90 per $100 or part thereof
    $120,001 – $150,000 $2,280 + $2.85 per $100 or part thereof above $120,000
    $150,001 – $360,000 $ 3,135 + $3.80 per $100 or part thereof above $150,000
    $360,001 – $725,000 $11,115 + $4.75 per $100 or part thereof above $360,000
    $725,001 and upwards $28,453 + $5.15 per $100 or part thereof above $725,000

    Concessional rate

    This concessional rate of duty applies to a purchase of:

    a) A residential property valued at less than $200,000, which will be the primary place of residence for the purchaser; or
    b) A business where dutiable value is less than $200,000, which the purchaser intends to continue to run indefinitely

    What are the concessional stamp duty rates?

                                     Dutiable value Duty thresholds
    $0 – $100,000 $1.50 per $100 or part thereof 
    $100,001 – $200,000 $1,500 + $4.39 per $100 or part thereof above $100,000

    First home owner rate

    A person may be entitled to apply for the first home owner rate of transfer duty if they qualify for a first home owner grant or would have otherwise qualified for a grant (had consideration been paid or for the purchase of an established home);

    What are the first home owner stamp duty rates?

    Established home as at 3 July 2014

                                             Dutiable value Duty thresholds
    $0 – $430,000 Nil
    $430,001 – $530,000 $19.19 per $100 or part thereof above $430,000

    First home owner rate – vacant land

                                             Dutiable value Duty thresholds
    $0 – $300,000 Nil
    $300,001 – $400,000 $13.01 per $100 or part thereof above $300,000