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Calculating land tax

  • The land tax threshold for owners

    There are different types of Queensland land owners who may be liable to pay land tax. Owners include individuals, absentees, companies and trustees.

  • Taxable value of land

    The taxable value of land is used to calculate an owner’s land tax. Find out when the statutory land value or averaged value (including averaging factor) is the taxable value.

  • Rates for individuals

    See the land tax rates for individuals and examples of how they are used to calculate land tax.

  • Rates for companies, trusts and absentees

    See the land tax rates for companies, trustees and absentees, and examples of how they are used to calculate land tax.

  • Exemptions

    Several land tax exemptions are available for liable owners. You can claim an exemption if you meet the requirements and submit the right form.

  • Land tax subdivider discount

    Learn about the land tax subdivider discount requirements and your obligations if you receive it. Use the interactive help to work out if you are eligible.

  • Land tax: home exemption eligibility tester

    An owner may be eligible for a land tax exemption if they use land wholly or partly as their principal place of residence.

  • Absentees for land tax

    Absentees for land tax are owners who usually don’t live in Australia. Find out how we determine your absentee status and about the absentee surcharge.

Contact us

Land tax

For land tax enquiries:

  • complete an online enquiry form
  • call 1300 300 734 (Australia) or +61 7 3227 6044 (overseas).

Calculate your land tax

Use our land tax estimator to find out how much land tax you may have to pay.

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Last updated
3 July 2017
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