BC Land Transfer Tax

When you a buy a house, condo or land in BC you are subject to land transfer tax which is due upon closing. Use RateHub’s calculator to determine your applicable land transfer tax or view BC's 2013 rates below and follow along with our sample calculation.

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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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Land transfer tax rates in New Brunswick – Updated in 20131

The New brunswick land transfer tax rates are as follows:
Land transfer tax First-time home buyer rebate On the property value 0.25% There is no land transfer tax rebate in New Brunswick.

Example land transfer tax calculation - New Brunswick

Let’s assume you are purchasing a house assessed to be worth $100,000
New Brunswick land transfer tax sample calculation
$100,000 assessed property value 0.25% tax rate =
$250 land transfer tax

References and Notes

  1. Source, Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick