FAQ: What are the Motor Vehicle Stamp Duty rates in South Australia (SA), and how much will I have to pay?

What are the Motor Vehicle Stamp Duty rates in South Australia (SA)?

Last updated: 3 July 2012

Motor Vehicle Stamp Duty in South Australia (SA) is calculated on the declared value of the car or motor vehicle.

The dutiable value of a new motor vehicle is the recommended retail price or manufacturers price list (inclusive of GST or Luxury Car Tax, where applicable). The value of a used vehicle is the calculated upon the greater of the vehicle market value or the purchase price.

Dutiable valueRate of duty
$0.00 to $1,000.00 $1 for every $100 value or part thereof,
with a minimum of $5.00 payable
$1,000.01 to $2,000.00 $10.00, plus $2 for every $100 value
or part thereof over $1,000.00
$2,000.01 to $3,000.00 $30.00, plus $3 for every $100 value
or part thereof over $2,000.00
More than $3,000.00 $60.00, plus $4 for every $100 value
or part thereof over $3,000.00