Your completed Sworn Statement for a Family Gift of a Used Vehicle in Ontario (Form 1157E) will need to be commissioned in order to be accepted at ServiceOntario. Neighbourhood Notary can help you commission it.
What is it?
In Ontario, when selling a vehicle privately, retail sales tax is payable when the vehicle ownership is transferred.
However, vehicles transferred between certain family members are exempt from retail sales tax. Such family members include, but are not limited, to: spouse, parent, sibling, child, etc. Only one such tax-exempt transfer is allowed within a 12-month period.
Find out more about the program here.
In addition, there may be other instances where a vehicle transfer is exempt from retail sales tax, read more here.
What is required?
Bring the following documents to your local ServiceOntario:
Find your closest ServiceOntario here.
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