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

What are the Motor Vehicle Stamp Duty rates in Western Australia (WA)?

Last updated: 3 July 2012

Motor Vehicle Stamp Duty in Western Australia (WA) is calculated upon the dutiable value of the car or vehicle.

The dutiable value of a new motor vehicle is the retail selling price of the vehicle plus any amount paid for optional features. The dutiable value of a used vehicle is the purchase price of the vehicle including any dealer delivery charges or accessories.

Dutiable valueRate of duty
$0.00 to $25,000.00 2.75% of dutiable value
$25,000.01 to $50,000.00 2.75% of dutiable value, plus
((dutiable value - $25,000) / 6,666.66)%
of dutiable value
More than $50,000.00 6.5% of dutiable value