Keeping secrets

I had a client ask me an interesting question recently: can you hide your purchase price? The short answer is yes, but it is somewhat complicated. In order to purchase a property in Ontario, you have to pay Land Transfer Tax. The main reason that your purchase price has to appear on the deed is […]

Keeping things hidden

Let’s say you are buying a house, but you are an extremely private person. Can you hide the price you paid for the house so that no one can find out? The short answer is, yes. If you truly do not want to show your purchase price, you can pay your Land Transfer Tax in […]