BC Property Transfer Tax Calculator


Below is a simple real estate property transfer tax calculator that calculates the approximate amount of property transfer tax you’ll have to pay when purchasing a property in British Columbia and the rest of Canada.
Start by entering the dollar value of the home you’re planning on purchasing and then enter the city location the property is in. This is important because each location has their own values when calculating property transfer tax.
Remember to check the I am a first-time home buyer box if you’re a first-time home buyer and also the I am buying a newly built home box if you’re purchasing a newly built home.
Please note that if you’re considered a foreign buyer as per the Canadian Income Tax Act, please contact us for specifics on additional property transfer taxes that may be applicable to your situation.

 * NOTICE - There is currently a 2 year moratorium on all foreign buyer purchases of residential real estate in Canada, that began on January 1st, 2023.


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Provincial: Provincial Land transfer tax (LTT), typically calculated as a percentage of the purchase price of a home, is required when purchasing a home in Canada. All provinces have a LTT, and the amount varies in each province. plus
Municipal: Municipal Some municipalities, like Toronto, levy an additional LTT, which is similarly calculated as a percentage of the purchase price of a home. plus
Rebate: Rebate If you are a first-time home buyer in British Columbia or Ontario, you will be eligible for LTT rebates, equal to the value of the LTT up to a maximum amount set by the province. minus

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