Land Transfer Tax
Land transfer tax is assessed on a property when a deed is registered transferring ownership from one party to another. The tax uses a sliding scale based on property value.
- 0.5% on the first $55,000 of the purchase price, plus;
- 1.0% on the amount exceeding $55,000 up to and including $250,000, plus;
- 1.5% on the amount exceeding $250,000 up to and including $400,000, plus;
- 2.0% on the amount over $400,000
This handy Calculator will give you your Land Transfer Tax in an instant.
More detail about the Land Transfer Tax is available at the Government of Ontario's website.
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