A 100 per cent exemption from duty on the transfer of a motor vehicle to a beneficiary of a deceased estate is available to any of the following:

  • the surviving owner or registered operator if the vehicle was jointly owned by all of the registered operators and one of the joint owners is deceased
  • a person to whom the vehicle is bequeathed under a deceased person’s will
  • a person entitled to it as a beneficiary under the Intestacy Act 2010.

Detailed and specific conditions apply to this exemption.

For more information:

Department of Treasury and Finance
Phone: 6166 4400 or 1800 001 388
Email: dutyhelp@treasury.tas.gov.au
Web: www.sro.tas.gov.au