Livestock Duty - Victoria

Description

You will be required to pay this duty if you intend to sell cattle, sheep, goats, swine, or carcases of any of these animals. Cattle includes:

  • bulls
  • cows
  • oxen
  • steer
  • heifers
  • bison
  • buffalo.

If you sell livestock on your own behalf, duty is payable directly to you. If you sell livestock through an agent, the agent must pay and lodge a return, which may result in the cost being passed on to you.

Duty rates vary depending on the type of livestock you sell.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Duty is payable by the 21st of each month. If no duty is payable, you must still lodge a nil return.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Miscellaneous All $0.15 Sale of calves per head.
Apply Miscellaneous All $0.12 Sheep and goat (live or carcass).
Apply Miscellaneous All $0.90 Cattle carcass per head (weighing 250kg or less).
Apply Miscellaneous All $1.30

Cattle carcass per head (weighing more than 250kg each).

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Duty is five cents ($0.05) for every $20 or part of $20 of the sale price for one head of cattle sold singly, or the total amount of the sale price for any number of cattle sold in one lot.

The maximum duty for any one head of cattle (sold singly or as part of a lot) is $5.

Apply Miscellaneous All -

Duty is two cents ($0.02) for every $5 or part of $5 of the sale price for one pig sold singly, or the total amount of the sale price for any number of pigs sold in one lot.

The maximum duty for any one pig (sold singly or as part of a lot) is 16 cents ($0.16).

Act(s) name

Duties Act 2000 Victoria

Application process

Apply

Please lodge your duty directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

State Revenue Office

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Duties

State Revenue Office

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: Level 2, 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1641
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 21 61
Email: sro@sro.vic.gov.au
Website: State Revenue Office (Opens in new window)