Property Transfer Tax Exemptions

When you purchase or gain an interest in a property, there are many ways you may qualify to reduce the amount of tax you need to pay.

Learn more below about the available programs and the types of transfer that may qualify for an exemption.

If you qualify for an exemption, you need to enter the appropriate exemption code on the Property Transfer Tax Return when you register the property transfer. View a list of exemption codes along with a description for each code.

First Time Home Buyers’ Program

If you’re purchasing your first home, you may qualify to reduce or eliminate the amount of property transfer tax you pay.

Newly Built Home Exemption

If you’re purchasing a newly built home, you may qualify for a property transfer tax exemption. 

Family Exemptions

Other Exemptions