Alberta Land Transfer Tax Calculator

Land transfer tax (LTT) is one of the largest fees associated with the closing of your home and is often overlooked when calculating your total purchase amount. LTT is paid by homebuyers to the province when the ownership of the home or property is transferred from the seller to the buyer. In some cities, such as Toronto, buyers are also required to pay a municipal land transfer tax. 

See: Everything You Need to Know About the Land Transfer Tax

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Land transfer tax (LTT) is one of the largest fees associated with the closing of your home and is often overlooked when calculating your total purchase amount. In most areas of the country, LTT is paid by homebuyers to the province when the ownership of the home or property is transferred from the seller to the buyer. But, in Alberta, buyers pay a less costly fee known as a land title transfer fee.

See: Everything You Need to Know About the Land Transfer Tax

Alberta land title transfer fees calculator

Alberta land title transfer fees 

Alberta’s land title transfer fees are calculated based on two factors: 1) Your home’s value; and 2) Your mortgage amount. Rates are outlined in the chart below:

Land Title Transfer Fees

Charged on Property Value

$50 base + $2 for every $5,000 or portion thereof of the property value

Charged on Mortgage Amount

$50 base +$1.50 for every $5,000 or part thereof of the mortgage amount

Alberta doesn’t offer first-time home buyers a land title transfer fees rebate. 

Is there land transfer tax in Edmonton?

Although there is no land transfer tax in Edmonton, there are land title transfer fees (see chart above for rates).

Is there land transfer tax in Calgary?

Although there is no land transfer tax in Calgary, there are land title transfer fees (see chart above for rates).

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