The Duties Act 2008 came into effect from 1 July 2008.
However, if your document was signed or your transaction was entered into prior
to 1 July 2008, you will require information relating to stamp duty and the Stamp Act 1921.
Duty is raised on the following transactions in Western Australia:
have information about the supporting documentation that may have to be lodged
to assist in the assessment of duty on your transaction.
documents and transactions on or after 1 July 2008 please refer to Duties Information Requirements.
For documents signed
prior to this date please refer to stamp
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utilise the full functionality of the document.
For the purpose of administering WA tax laws, we exchange
information with other state revenue offices and the Australian Taxation Office
to assist the proper identification and accurate assessment of taxation
This sharing of information, is carried out in accordance
with section 114 of the Taxation Administration Act 2003 (WA), similar
legislation in other States/Territories and under Table 4 of Section 355-65 of
Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Taxation Administration Act 1953.
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