Where and how to pay
This page provides information on how and where payments to the ACT Revenue Office can be made, including online payments. Cheques or postal orders must be made payable to ACT Revenue Office (excluding cheques for the Home Loan Portfolio). Further information on payment policy and methods is detailed in circular GEN003.1 [RTF, 1.5Mb], [PDF, 35Kb].
Payment information is grouped as follows:
Payment of the following duties, taxes and fees can be made by post or in person. Address details are available at Customer Service Centre.
- Credit card payments (Visa and Mastercard only) are limited to amounts up to $5,000. Multiple or part-payment by credit card will not be accepted.
- BPAY or EFT payments (debit only) can be made after electronic lodgment of monthly return.
- Cheque payments for duty are limited to $5,000 for personal, $20,000 for solicitor's business account and unlimited for solicitor's trust account.
|Duty or tax||Post||ACT Revenue Office Customer Service Centre||BPAY or EFT|
|Duty on commercial leases||Cheque or money order||Cash, cheque, money order, credit card, EFTPOS||No|
|Duty on property purchases||Bank cheque, Solicitors' Trust Account Cheque or money order||Cash, bank cheque, money order, credit card, EFTPOS, Solicitors' Trust Account Cheque||No|
|Duty on purchase of shares||Cheque or money order||Cash, cheque, money order, credit card, EFTPOS||No|
|Duty on trust deeds||Cheque or money order||Cash, cheque, money order, credit card, EFTPOS||No|
|Energy industry levy||No||No||Yes|
|Fees include duty objections/duplicates/counterparts/replicas, rates and land tax objections/conveyancing/statements
||Cheque or money order||Cash, cheque, money order, credit card, EFTPOS||No|
|Income tax equivalents||No||No||Yes|
|Utilities (network facilities) tax||No||No||Yes|
Pay duty on the purchase of a new or used motor vehicle at Canberra Connect Shopfronts (external site) or at the time of registration or transfer of registration at the Road Transport Authority (external site).
Pay rates, fire and emergency services levy, land tax and city centre marketing and improvements levy as follows:
|Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)||BPAY||Australia Post||Direct debit||Internet - Canberra Connect||Canberra Connect shopfronts||Post|
|Contact your financial institution to make an EFT payment from your cheque or savings account.||Contact your bank or credit union Debit (EFTPOS), Visa or Mastercard||Any post office or post office agency Cash, cheque, EFTPOS (debit cards only), Visa or Mastercard||Bank or credit union account direct debit request form [PDF, 301Kb]||
Visa or Mastercard
|Shopfront addresses (external site) Cash, cheque, EFTPOS (debit cards), Visa or Mastercard||Reply Paid 60189
ACT Revenue Office
CANBERRA ACT 2601 Cheque or money order
Pay ACT home loan payments as follows:
|BPAY||Australia Post||Direct debit||Canberra Connect shopfronts||Post|
|Contact your bank or credit union Debit (EFTPOS), Visa or Mastercard||Any post office or post office agency Cash, cheque, EFTPOS (debit cards only), Visa or Mastercard||Bank or credit union account Telephone 6207 0084 to obtain a direct debit request form||
Shopfront addresses (external site) Cash, cheque, EFTPOS (debit cards), Visa or Mastercard
ACT Home Loan Portfolio
Cheques or postal orders must be made payable to ACT Home Loan Portfolio.