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Car Import Duties in Australia

    Cars Over 30 Years Old

    • Australia Customs applies no duties on cars that are more than 30 years old and on all motorcycles. Older cars might also qualify for a depreciation allowance when calculating the customs value. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) that applies is ten percent.

    Cars up to 30 Years Old

    • Cars that are 30 years and below, including new cars, are subject to a 10 percent duty. Other taxes, including a GST of ten percent, apply on top of duties.

    Four-Wheel Drive Off Road or Commercial Vehicles

    • Cars meant for commercial purposes and four-wheel-drives for off-road use are subject to five percent duty and 10 percent GST.

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