Standard plus package
Standard plus package countries
Argentina, Austria, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Georgia, Germany, Indonesia****, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Netherlands, Oman**, Paraguay**, Philippines, Poland**, Qatar, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, USA.
Missions and posts and privileged individuals
You can claim a refund of:
- GST, WET included in the price of all goods and services available under the ITCS
- GST and excise included in the price of alcohol (excluding wine), tobacco and fuel
- GST and LCT you paid on Australian manufactured or imported motor vehicles you purchased from vehicle dealers in Australia.
Administrative and technical (A&T) staff and consular employees
You can claim refunds of GST, LCT and WET when, for personal use, you:
- purchase goods
- pay for removal of goods
- purchase imported* or Australian-manufactured motor vehicles in Australia.
* You can also claim refunds of GST and any LCT included in the purchase price of imported vehicles purchased within the first six months of your posting to Australia.
** Consular employees of Oman and consular employee or family member of Poland can only make a claim for the refund of GST and LCT included in the price of a motor vehicle they purchased within the first six months of their arrival in Australia. They can't claim refunds of GST included in the purchase of goods or services.
*** Member or family member of A&T Staff (diplomatic staff) of Georgia can only make a claim for the refund of GST and LCT included in the price of a motor vehicle they purchased within the first six months of their arrival in Australia.
**** Standard plus package applies to Indonesia only for the diplomatic mission.
If you are a mission or post on the standard plus package, you can claim a refund for a variety of taxes.