SA Stamp Duty Calculator 2022: Property Transfer Duty

What is stamp duty?

Stamp duty, also known as transfer duty, is a one-off government fee paid by the purchaser of a property in South Australia. It is payable on the transfer of property.

Stamp duty is calculated on the purchase price or the market value of the property, whichever is higher.

So the higher the property value, the more expensive the stamp duty will be.

How do I calculate stamp duty in SA?

The stamp duty (transfer) in SA is calculated using the rates below:

Property Purchase Price/ Value Stamp Duty (Transfer Duty) Rate
Does not exceed $12,000 $1.00 for every $100 or part of $100
Exceeds $12,000 but not $30,000 $120 plus $2.00 for every $100 over $12,000
Exceeds $30,000 but not $50,000 $480 plus $3.00 for every $100 over $30,000
Exceeds $50,000 but not $100,000 $1,080 plus $3.50 for every $100 over $50,000
Exceeds $100,000 but not $200,000 $2,830 plus $4.00 for every $100 over $100,000
Exceeds $200,000 but not $250,000 $6,830 plus $4.25 for every $100 over $200,000
Exceeds $250,000 but not $300,000 $8,955 plus $4.75 for every $100 over $250,000
Exceeds $300,000 but not $500,000 $11,330 plus $5.00 for every $100 over $300,000
Exceeds $500,000 $21,330 plus $5.50 for every $100 over $500,000

Source: SA State Revenue Office

For example, if you were purchasing a $400,000 house in Adelaide SA, you would fall within the $300,000 to $500,000 category. Therefore, you would be charged an upfront stamp duty of $11,330 plus an additional charge of $5,000 for a total of $16,330.

You may be able to add the cost of stamp duty to your home loan.

Give us a call on 1300 889 743 or complete our free assessment form to speak with one of our mortgage brokers.

What other fees are there with stamp duty in SA?

In addition to the stamp duty, there is the:

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