RMS Stamp Duty Exemption

Posted:  30-12-2013
Written by:  James

Effective on and from 29 October 2012, new heavy trailers registered in NSW are exempt from paying stamp duty.

The stamp duty exemption applies to the initial registration of new heavy trailers and excludes transfers from other jurisdictions.

For the purpose of this exemtion heavy trailers are defined as:


  • Trailers with a Gross Vehicle Mass more than 4.5 tonnes.
  • Trailer means a vehicle that is built to be towed, or is towed, by a motor vehicle but does not include a motor vehicle that is being towed.

This information is provided for your reference.  Please check the latest rulings as they often change,


Ref: http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/registration/feesconcessions/stampduty.html