COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and well-being of our employees and customers, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is restricting access in all Land Title Offices to only its employees, direct access pass holders and Registry Agents until further notice.

Land Title Office front counters are closed; all other office operations continue as usual. Follow us on Twitter for updates.

REMINDER: Retiring the PDF Versions of Property Transfer Tax Returns

Effective December 14, 2020, Property Transfer Tax (PTT) returns must be submitted using the new web-based return that aligns with Web Filing. Customer are reminded the following PDF forms will no longer be available:

  • Property Transfer Tax Return (FIN 530)(PDF)
  • Additional Property Transfer Tax Return (FIN 532)(PDF)
  • Property Transfer Tax Calculator for Residential (FIN 536)(PDF)

Calculating the additional PTT and further 2% tax on residential property over $3,000,000 can be completed in the web-based return.

PDF versions of PTT forms or a previous version of the web-based PTT return that is signed on or before December 13, 2020 will be accepted until December 20, 2020.

The December 14th update of the web-based PTT return will be the only valid return for new executions completed on and after December 14, 2020.

Refer to LTSA Help for information related to using the web-based PTT return. For more information about PTT requirements, visit the ministry’s Information for Legal Professionals on Filing a Property Transfer Tax Return webpage.  You can also find out what’s new or subscribe to receive email updates when information changes on the ministry’s website.

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