Real Property Transfer Tax Exemptions

This section provides information on real property transfer situations where Real Property Transfer Tax will be waived.

Are there any Real Property Transfer Tax Exemptions?

Real Property Transfer Tax exemptions include:

In addition, there are certain situations where the registration of a deed of conveyance may be exempt from the Real Property Transfer Tax. These include:

  • estate transfers;
  • corporate transfers;
  • trust/trustee transfers;
  • mortgage transfers;
  • transfers of property to the Crown, municipality or to a non-profit organization; or
  • non-arms-length transactions such as Deeds of Correction.

Who should I contact if I have questions about Real Property Transfer Tax exemptions?

Taxation and Property Records
Phone: (902) 368-4070
Fax: (902) 368-6164

Published date: 
May 17, 2017

General Inquiries

Taxation and Property Records
1st Floor Shaw South, 95 Rochford Street
PO Box 2000
Phone: 902-368-4070
Fax: 902-368-6164