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Transfer Duty

The following is a guide for transfer duty concessions that may be available to you;

Transfer Duty Queensland - Concession Requirements

First Home Concession

  • you have never owned property anywhere before
  • you intend to move into the property within 12 months of settlement
  • the property will be your principal place of residence for a minimum of 12 consecutive months after you move in
  • you will not enter into a new lease of the property prior to moving into it.

Home Concession

  • you have owned property before
  • you intend to move into the property within 12 months of settlement
  • the property will be your principal place of residence for a minimum of 12 consecutive months after you move in you will not enter into a new lease of the property prior to moving into it.

First Home Vacant Land Concession

  • you have not previously held an interest in residential land (whether in Queensland or elsewhere)
  • you have not previously claimed this concession for other vacant land
  • you will build and occupy the home constructed on the land as your first principal place of residence within 2 years after the land is transferred to you
  • you will not dispose of the land before, or within 1 year after you start to occupy the residence constructed on the land as your home.

Transfer Duty Rates – Queensland

Dutiable Value      Duty rate 
Up to $5,000   Nil
$5,000 to $75,000    $1.50 for each $100, or part of $100, by which the dutiable value is more than $5,000
$75,000 to $540,000     $1,050 plus $3.50 for each $100, or part of $100, by which the dutiable value is more than $75,000
$540,000 to $1,000,000    $17,325 plus $4.50 for each $100, or part of $100, by which the dutiable value is more than $540,000
More than $1,000,000    $38,025 plus $5.75 for each $100, or part of $100, by which the dutiable value is more than $1,000,000

To estimate your duty please click here to be taken to the Office of State Revenue’s Transfer Duty Grants Calculator.


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