• State Revenue News

    Legislation Update
    Three Acts have received Royal Assent, amending existing legislation.

    High Court Decision
    The High Court of Australia upheld an appeal relating to duty on landholder corporations

    Amendments to duties concession for farm-in agreements
    The Minister for Finance has announced amendments to the duties concession for farm-in agreements involving mining tenements

    Introducing Betting Tax
    The Government introduced Betting Tax Bills into Parliament on 10 October 2018.

    Foreign Buyers Duty
    The Duties Amendment (Additional Duty for Foreign Persons) Bill 2018 has been passed by Parliament and is currently awaiting the Royal Assent.

    Online Services Portal
    State Revenue has expanded the online services we offer to include a new Online Services Portal

    Payroll Tax Rate Change
    Changes to the rate of payroll tax that applies to WA taxable wages take effect for a five year period commencing 1 July 2018.

    Primary Production Exemption Extended
    The Land Tax exemption for primary production businesses has been extended to include certain businesses that rear animals owned by secondary producers.

    Payroll Tax Exemption for Wages Paid to Trainees
    The Pay-roll Tax Assessment Act 2002 has been amended to include new eligibility requirements for employers who receive a payroll tax exemption for the wages paid to trainees.

    2018-19 Budget Measures
    On 10 May 2018, the Treasurer delivered the 2018-19 State Budget which includes several measures that may affect State Revenue customers.

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