Changes to the luxury car tax your clients may have forgotten

From 1 January 2020, primary producers can claim a refund of luxury car tax (LCT) they have paid on one eligible vehicle per financial year, up to a maximum of $10,000 (it used to be $3,000), for vehicles delivered to them on or after 1 July 2019. If your client lodged a claim for an eligible vehicle

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What clients need to know with regard to “luxury” sets of wheels

  According to the government, a vehicle is a “luxury” if it costs more than $66,331 (for 2018-19) or $75.526 (for “fuel-efficient” cars). It was $65,094 for 2017-18, with the same fuel-efficient price level. The target to be rated fuel-efficient by the way is for the vehicle to use less than seven litres of fuel

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What your client needs to know about the luxury car tax

You can judge whether a car is luxury or not, according to the government, if it costs more than $65,094 for 2017-18 (and $75.526 for “fuel-efficient” cars). It was $64,132 for 2016-17 (with unchanged fuel-efficient option). It’s not an over-the-top price tag if you’re considering true “luxury”, but it’s enough to cop an extra tax.

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