Emergency Services Levy Calculator 2018-19

Test Use this calculator to work out how much emergency services levy you will have to pay on your property.

This calculator uses the rates applicable to the 2018-19 financial year.

The Emergency Services Levy on your property is determined by the following formula:

Effective Fixed Charge + (Capital Value x Effective Area Factor x Effective Land Use Factor x Effective Levy Rate ) - Concessions

Please contact RevenueSA should you need to calculate the Emergency Services Levy payable on land within a retirement village or an eligible residential park.

See the Rates & Certificate Fees page for details on how the emergency services levy is calculated.

Property Value

Enter whole dollars only. Do not use commas or spaces.
Value as assessed by Valuer-General, you can find this value on your council rate notice.

The property is located:

The property is used for the following purpose:


Special Community Use includes:

Institutional Residential, Orphan's Accommodation, Religious Quarters - Monasteries, Retired and Aged Accommodation, Old Folk's Homes, Institutional Residential Accommodation N.E.C, Social Welfare, Social Services and Welfare Provision, YMCA and YWCA Facilities, Charitable Organisations, Missions for Aborigines, Social Welfare N.E.C, Places of Assembly, Churches, Seminaries, Public Halls, Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, Youth Centres, Medical & Health, Hospital, Private Hospital, Community Hospital, Mental Hospital, Sanatoria, Nursing Homes, Convalescent and Rest Homes, Health centre, MBHA Clinics, Cemeteries, Public Conveniences and Public Utilities N.E.C.

Do you quality for a concession?

    If you qualify for a concession, what percentage of the property is owned by the concession holder? (please enter as whole numbers without percentage symbol, e.g. 50 for 50%, 100 for 100%, 34 for 1/3, 67 for 2/3)

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Estimated Levy Summary

Emergency Services Levy: $
less Remissions: $
less Concessions: $

Total Levy Payable*: $


Please Note:

  • All owners of the property must be eligible for concession to receive the entire concession. If only some of the owners are eligible for the concession, a part concession will apply.
  • This calculation does not take into account reductions of fixed charges for single farming enterprises or contiguous land.
  • A Notice of Emergency Service Levy Assessment will not be issued until the balance is above $10.

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*The information contained in the website is intended as a guide only. It is not intended to replace any assessment by the Minister pursuant to the Emergency Services Funding Act 1998. The amount of the levy payable will vary depending upon the details of your property. If you insert details of your property, the program will assist you in calculating the amount you may have to pay. The State of South Australia takes no responsibility for any incorrect information, or any discrepancy between the information provided on this website and that appearing in any notice issued pursuant to the Emergency Services Funding Act 1998, or any loss incurred as a result of reliance on the information.