Land transfer taxes are a part of the process unless you live in Ontario.  These taxes, levied on properties that are changing hands, are the responsibility of the buyer. Depending on where you live, taxes can range from a half a per cent to two per cent of the total value of the property.

Many provinces have multi-tiered taxation systems that can sometimes be difficult to understand.  If you buy a property for $260,000 in Ontario, for example, .5 per cent is charged on the first $55,000, 1 per cent is charged on $55,000 – $250,000, while the $250,000 – $400,000 range is taxed at 1.5 per cent. Your total tax bill?  $2,375.00.

The following chart illustrates Land Transfer Taxes in Ontario:

Ontario

  • Up to $55,000 X .5 % of total property value
  • From $55,000 to $250,000 X 1 % of total property value
  • From $250,000 to $400,000 X 1.5 % of total property value
  • From $400,000 up X 2 % of total property value

 

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Phone 416.699.9292

Address 2237 Queen Street East, Toronto ON M4E 1G1