Monthly Archives December 2015

Land Transfer Tax Bear Trap

chinneck  -  Dec 18, 2015  -  No Comments
Despite common belief (even amongst lawyers and accountants), the title of the Ontario Land Transfer Tax Act (the “LTT Act”) is a misnomer. While it is true that the LTT Act is the primary legislation dealing with tax on transferred land, the surprisingly short LTT Act’s reach is much broader

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Congratulations!

chinneck  -  Dec 11, 2015  -  No Comments
Congratulations to Justin Deseck of Sutton Group – Select Realty on winning the Chinneck Law sponsored 60″ Sharp TV at this year’s LSTAR Christmas Gala! The proceeds from the LSTAR raffle tickets sold this year go to Merrymount – Family Support and Crisis Centre here in London.

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An early Christmas present for Londoners!

chinneck  -  Dec 03, 2015  -  No Comments
On December 2nd 2015,Ted McMeekin, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, advised the Provincial legislature that the government will not give municipalities the ability to charge a municipal land transfer tax (MLTT). That means that Toronto will remain the only city in the province where buyers must pay double

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