Land Transfer Tax Rebate

In some provinces and cities, there is a rebate available to help first-time homebuyers offset the cost of their land transfer tax. If you qualify, land transfer tax rebates are available to first-time homebuyers in the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, and Prince Edward Island. There is also a land transfer tax rebate available for first-time homebuyers in the city of Toronto. Here’s how each province and city’s rebate works:

Region Ontario Toronto British Columbia Prince Edward Island
Maximum rebate $4,000 $4,4751 $8,000 $2,000
Rebate will cover LTT to a maximum home value of $368,333 $400,000 $500,000 $200,000
Partial refund available? 50% refund if spouse does not qualify 50% refund if spouse does not qualify Partial refund for homes valued between $500,001 - $524,999 No

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References and Notes

  1. The Toronto rebate can be claimed in addition to the Ontario rebate.