Make the move to electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles are now more affordable than ever

The Government has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill 20221 to exempt (non-luxury) electric cars (including battery electric cars, hydrogen fuel cell electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars) from Fringe Benefits Tax.

The exemption applies to battery electric cars, hydrogen fuel cell electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars acquired via a Novated Lease, priced below the luxury car tax threshold ($84,916 for the 2022-23 income year) that are purchased on or after 1 July 2022.

Choose from a range of vehicles for your Novated Lease

Mazda
CX-60

MY24 P50E Azami AWD 5 door SUV (5 seat) 2.5L (241kw) 8spd auto with man 4WD Weekly salary impact from $290.83*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Cupra
Born

MY24 82 kWh E-Boost 5 door Hatchback (5 seat) (170kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $212.29*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Hyundai
Kona

MY25 Standard range SX2.V2 5 door SUV (5 seat) (99kw) 1spd Automatic FWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $180.37*
Expected delivery time September, 2024
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Tesla Model 3

Tesla
Model 3

MY24 Rear-Wheel Drive 4 door Sedan (5 seat) (208kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $198.09*
Expected delivery time July, 2024
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BMW
iX 1

MY24 eDrive20E xLine U11 5 door SUV (5 seat) (150kw) 1spd Automatic FWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $251.56*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi
Outlander Plug-In

PHEV MY24 Plug-In Hybrid EV ES 5 Seat AWD ZM 5 door SUV (5 seat) 2.4L (185kw) 1spd Automatic 4WD ULP Weekly salary impact from $202.50*
Expected delivery time January, 2025
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EV6

Kia
EV6

MY24 GT-Line 5 door SUV (5 seat) (168kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $251.57*
Expected delivery time October, 2024
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Volvo
EX30

MY24 Single Motor Extended Plus 5 door SUV (5 seat) (200kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $211.88*
Expected delivery time July, 2024
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Volvo
XC60 Recharge

MY24 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid 5 door SUV (5 seat) 2.0L (300kw) 8spd auto with man 4WD PULP Weekly salary impact from $328.16*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Tesla Model Y

Tesla
Model Y

MY24 Rear-Wheel Drive 5 door SUV (5 seat) (220kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $202.60*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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BYD
Seal

MY23 Premium Extended Range RWD 4 door Sedan (5 seat) (230kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Weekly salary impact $199.37*
Expected delivery time July, 2024
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BYD ATTO 3

BYD
Atto 3

MY24 Atto 3 (Standard Range) 5 door SUV (5 seat) (150kw) 1spd Automatic FWD Electric Weekly salary impact $159.82*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Polestar
2

MY24 Long range Single motor 534 5 door Hatchback (5 seat) (220kw) 1spd Automatic RWD Electric Weekly salary impact from $223.85*
Expected delivery time August, 2024
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Mitsubishi
Eclipse Cross

MY24 Plug-in Hybrid EV ES AWD YB 5 door SUV (5 seat) 2.4L (157kw) 1spd Automatic 4WD ULP Weekly salary impact $169.29*
Expected delivery time July, 2024
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*Offer available through a novated lease with ORIX on vehicles ordered between 01/07/24 – 31/07/24. The vehicles are subject to availability, state fees and manufacturer price changes. Standard delivery times apply. Actual vehicle may vary from the pictured model. Weekly salary impact is based on a four-year lease term with 15,000km travelled annually for delivery in New South Wales. Weekly salary impact is the effect on take-home pay (GST not applicable) with an annual gross salary of $120,000; BYD Seal – $70,000pa, BYD Atto 3 – $90,000pa, Hyundai Kona – $90,000pa, Mitsubishi Eclipse – $90,000pa.

[1] Source: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r6876

It is intended to provide general information about our products and services. This information is correct at the time of publication but may change without notice. The contents do not constitute financial or taxation advice and should not be relied upon as such. The calculations use a number of assumptions (including that the employee has no other existing salary packaged item) to provide an estimate of the Novated Lease cost and the potential savings from entering into such a lease which are set out in ORIX’s Terms & Conditions. Conditions and charges apply for all optional extras. These are estimated maximum percentage savings to be used as a guide only and will vary according to each specific employee Novated Lease. Fleet discounts will depend on vehicle and product type and can change without notice. June 2023.

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FAQs

The Bill defines a ‘zero or low emissions vehicle’ (“Eligible Vehicle”) as: 

  • A battery electric vehicle;
  • A hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle; or
  • A plug-in hybrid vehicle.

Note: A Hybrid vehicle (non-plug in) such as Toyota Prius is not eligible for FBT exemption.

The Bill applies to all Eligible Vehicles first held and used on or after 1 July 2022. This is described as the first retail sale being on or after this date.

The explanatory memorandum to the Bill notes the following:

  • Second-hand electric cars may qualify for the exemption only if the car was first purchased new on or after 1 July 2022; and
  • The exemption could apply to electric cars ordered prior to 1 July 2022 but not delivered until after 1 July 2022 (even if the employer acquired legal title to the car prior to 1 July 2022).

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