Ex Gratia Assistance for the Transfer of a Motor Vehicle as part of a Deceased Estate

Exemptions between 1 July 2016 and 7 May 2017

On 8 May 2017, the Taxation and Related Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2017 received Royal Assent. The Act lowers the burden of proof required to be eligible for an exemption from duty for the transfer of a motor vehicle to the beneficiary of a deceased estate (section 199(1)(ab) of the Duties Act 2001).

Eligible taxpayers who have incurred and paid duty on the transfer of a motor vehicle as part of a deceased estate between 1 July 2016 and 7 May 2017 inclusive may be eligible for ex gratia assistance. To apply, please complete this statutory declaration/form.

Before applying for an ex gratia payment, applicants are encouraged to read this guideline.

Applications must include the following supporting information:

  • a copy of the will; and
  • evidence that duty was paid.

Applications are to be submitted to the Department of Treasury and Finance by email or mail.

Email: taxpolicy.advice@treasury.tas.gov.au


Mail: Intergovernment and Financial Policy Branch
Department of Treasury and Finance
GPO Box 147
HOBART TAS 7001

For more information please email taxpolicy.advice@treasury.tas.gov.au.

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