Real property transfer tax

According to An Act respecting duties on transfer of immovables, every Municipality in the province must collect duties on the transfer of any immovable property situated within its territory. The same rate applies across Quebec and is established according to the following:

For example, for the purchase of a $100 000 property, the real property transfer tax is established as follows:

The Municipality will invoice the owner who will have thirty (30) days to pay it. The imposition base is calculated using the higher of the following amounts:

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