• Payment and Rate of Duty

     

    How and when will I be paid the grant?

    How and when you receive the grant and/or approval for the first home owner rate of duty will depend upon the type of transaction and how your application was submitted.

    You can follow the progress of your application using the FHOG UIN and Status Enquiry Facility.  You will be required to register and log in to use this facility.

    Type of transaction Applying through... Payment of grant
    Purchase of a new or
    off the plan home
    Approved agent At date of settlement by approved agent.
    Purchase of a new or
    off the plan home
    Office of State Revenue After you have provided evidence that your name has been registered on the Certificate of Title of the property (approximately three to six weeks after settlement).
    Contract to build Approved agent or
    Office of State Revenue
    After you or the approved agent have provided evidence of the date of first construction progress payment (for example, slab down) and your name is registered on the Certificate of Title of the property.
    Owner builder Approved agent or
    Office of State Revenue
    After you or the approved agent have provided evidence that the home is ready for occupation and your name is registered on the Certificate of Title of the property.


    First Home Owner Rate of Duty

    When a home buyer is eligible, or would have been eligible, for the first home owner grant, a first home owner rate of transfer duty will apply if the value of the dutiable property is below certain thresholds.

    Click here for more information about the first home owner rate of duty.

    Use form F-FHOG1 'FHOG Application and /or Pre-approval for the First Home Owner Rate of Duty' to apply for the first home owner rate of duty.  Your application will be subject to the requirements, eligibility criteria and obligations set out in the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000.

    If your transaction is the purchase or gift of an established home or vacant land, you will be eligible for the first home owner rate of duty after you have been approved for the grant or pre-approved for the first home owner rate of duty and you have made an application for assessment or reassessment.

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    How can I repay the grant?

    If you are required to repay the grant, you can make an online application to extend the time for payment or to pay by instalments.

    Use the following options to repay a grant, including making payments under an approved arrangement:

    By Credit Card By BPAY

    BPoint logoCredit card payments can only be made using a valid MasterCard or Visa card through our online payment facility or by phoning 1300 936 110.

    A non-refundable credit or debit card administration fee will apply to all credit or debit card payments to recover the direct costs associated with providing this payment option. Click here to view the fees.

    BPAY logoPayment can be made using BPAY with telephone and Internet banking.

    Contact your bank, credit union or building society to make payment from your cheque or savings account.

    Biller Code: 969188
    Please note: It may take up to 3 business days for your payment to be processed.
    By Post In Person (cash or cheque only)

    Office of State Revenue
    GPO Box T1600
    PERTH WA 6845

    Level 3
    200 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
    Weekdays - 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Please note: All cheques are to be made payable to 'Commissioner of State Revenue'.

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