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Applying for a reassessment

How to apply

To apply for a reassessment or refund of transfer duty, send us the following documents within the relevant period:

  • a letter asking for a reassessment
  • the original stamped documents
  • any correspondence between the parties confirming the reasons for the reassessment
  • a completed statutory declaration (where required)
  • a copy of the relevant form.

Find out about lodging documents for reassessment, and the timeframes for reassessment.

This table shows the forms required for common reassessed transactions.

Reason for reassessment

Form required

Cancelled agreement


Cancelled transfer

Form D2.8

Non-compliance with occupancy requirements (home concession)

Form D2.4

Unfit, void or voidable instrument

Form D16.1

Application for concession or exemption not previously claimed

Form D2.2 (depending on the nature of claim)


We can’t make a reassessment more than 5 years after the original assessment date. Certain exceptions may apply, such as reassessments for breaches under investigation started by the Office of State Revenue.

Post the required documents to:

Office of State Revenue
GPO Box 2593
Brisbane Qld 4001

Note: We cannot accept payments or documents in person.

Alternative documentation

We understand that the original instruments or written statements may not be available for you to send to us (e.g. they have been lost or already lodged with the Register for Titles).

In these situations, we accept the following alternative documentation if it enables us to make a reassessment:

  • a copy of the document showing the stamping details
  • a statutory declaration outlining the
    • reason why you can’t lodge the original
    • full facts and circumstances of the transaction
    • parties to the transaction
    • value of the transaction liable for duty (i.e. either the unencumbered value of the property or the consideration for the transaction)
    • amount of duty paid
    • lodgement/stamping reference, or client number and lodgement/assessment number (if the assessment was made by the Office of State Revenue)
    • self assessor’s reference number or client number and the transaction number (if the assessment was made by a self assessor, such as your solicitor).



For transfer duty enquiries:

  • call 1300 300 734 (Australia) or
    +61 7 3227 6044 (overseas)
  • send an email using our online enquiry form.
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Last updated:
9 March 2018
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