CLOSING COSTS

Provincial Land Transfer Tax Calculation As Part of Real Property Closing Cost.

Please note that for properties in city of Toronto, the Toronto Land Transfer Tax applies in addition to the Provincial Land Transfer Tax. See the following table for Tax Calculation.

Provincial Land Transfer Tax Calculation:

The closing costs in a standard Real Estate Purchasing transaction with no complications are based on the following three items

 1. LEGAL FEES & DISBURSEMENTS

 Approx. $900 – $1000

 2. LAND TRANSFER TAX* & REGISTRATION COSTS

Many purchasers are unaware of their obligations to pay Land Transfer Tax to the Province of Ontario on registration of their Deed. The rate of tax is based on the purchase price.

The calculation is as under:

Under $250,000.00 >Land Transfer >

Purchase Price ×1% Less $275.00

Over $250,000.00

Purchase Price ×1.5% Less $1,525.00

Over $400,000.00

Purchase Price ×2% Less $3,525.00
Example:
Purchase Price of HomeLand Transfer Tax

$150,000.00

$1,225.00

$260,000.00

$2,375.00

$405,000.00

$4,575.00

REGISTRATION

Purchasers must also pay to the Province of Ontario a registration fee on each document registered on the title to the subject property being purchased

Register Deed

Register Mortgage

$70.70

$70.70
3. TITLE INSURANCE (optional) approx. $300.00
Speak to your solicitor regarding benefits of title insurance.

* First time Home Buyers Exempt
* As at December 2009

Use our ‘Ontario Land Transfer Tax calculator’ to find out how much it’s going to cost you in land transfer on closing.


Disclaimer: This calculator and all other on ProClient.ca provide approximate numbers in result and is for demonstration purposes only. ProClient Brokers Inc. does not guarantee the accuracy of the calculations, hence, strongly recommends to always consult a professional financial expert before making any financial decision.

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