When buying land or interest in land in Ontario, you are subject to the Ontario Land Transfer Tax, even if the transaction is registered by the land registry office. The usage of ‘land’ here is rather broad, including physical land, building, fixtures and goodwill. If the estate lies within the City of Toronto, it is also subject to Toronto Land Transfer Tax.
Toronto Land Transfer Tax:
Ontario Land Transfer Tax:
Total Land Transfer Tax Is:
Total Land Transfer With Rebate:
Yes. ‘Land’ is a very broad term, defined in the Land Transfer Tax Act as ” lands, tenements and hereditaments and any estate, right or interest therein, a structure to be constructed on land as part of an arrangement relating to a conveyance of land, a leasehold interest or estate, the interest of an optionee, the interest of a purchaser under an agreement to sell land, or goodwill attributable to the location of land or to the existence thereon of any building or fixture, and fixtures.”