eLodge

The eLodge Scheme is an electronic system which provides for faster turnaround times to process and pay for certain conveyance transactions online using SmartForm technology and electronic funds transfer.

Dutiable transactions accepted using the eLodge Scheme include:

Documents are required to be lodged electronically and full payment made within 90 days from the date of the dutiable transaction or for an Off the Plan Agreement, within 14 days of the occurrence of one of the events mentioned in section 16A(1) of the Duties Act 1999.

Registration Process

The eLodge Scheme is only available for registered practitioners and their registered agents.

Practitioners must be registered to use the eLodge Scheme and must complete and return to the ACT Revenue Office the completed eLodge Registration Form. Registered practitioners may begin using the eLodge Scheme upon notification that their registration has been approved. You must notify the ACT Revenue Office if there are any changes to the information provided on the registration form.

Agents of legal practitioners must also be registered to use the eLodge Scheme. Agents must complete and return to the ACT Revenue Office a completed eLodge Agent Registration Form.

Registration Forms

The signed and completed registration form can be emailed to DGC@act.gov.au or posted to:

ACT Revenue Office
PO Box 293
Civic Square ACT 2608

Supporting Documentations Required

True and correct supporting documentation must be attached to the online lodgement, these may include:

Where the transaction relates to a New Crown Lease, true and correct copies of the following supporting documentation must be attached:

For more detailed information regarding the use of eLodge, including eligibility criteria and conditions, see Revenue Circular DAA016.1.