If you own, represent, or are purchasing a business, the following information will assist you in understanding any related taxes and duties that may be payable or any rebates that may be available.

RevenueSA Online

RevenueSA Online is our Internet based system which allows an easy, flexible and more effective way for you to do business with RevenueSA.

Find out more about RevenueSA Online on our RevenueSA Online page.

Payroll Tax

If your business pays, or is part of a group of businesses which pays, wages you may be liable for payroll tax.

You must register for payroll tax in South Australia once your business, or group of businesses, annual Australia wide wages exceed $1.5 million.

Find out more about payroll tax on our Payroll Tax page.

Insurance Business

If you or your company carries on any insurance business in South Australia, you must hold an Annual Licence and lodge returns.

Find our more about stamp duty insurance on our Stamp Duty Insurance page.

Stamp Duty

Stamp duty does not apply on the purchase of a business, but if the business purchase includes residential or primary production land, or motor vehicles, stamp duty will be payable on those assets.

Stamp duty will also apply to any residential or primary production land, or motor vehicles purchased or acquired by the business.

Find out more about stamp duty on our Stamp Duty Land page and our Stamp Duty Motor Vehicle page.

Land Tax

If your business own land, you may be need to pay land tax.

Land tax is an annual tax which applies to all properties in South Australia, however there are tax-free thresholds and exemptions which exclude a number of properties from the tax.

Find out more about land tax on our Land Tax page.

Emergency Services Levy

If your business own land or motor vehicles, you will need to pay the emergency services levy.

The Emergency Services Levy is a levy on all real estate in South Australia and some vehicles for funding emergency services across the state so they can continue to save lives and property.

Find our more about the emergency services levy on our Emergency Service Levy page.