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How do I calculate the amount of the estate administration tax?

Pursuant to section 2 of the Estate Administration Tax Act, 1998, SO 1998, c 34, Sch, the amount of tax payable upon the issuance of an estate certificate for which application is made after June 7, 1992 is:

  1. $5 for each $1,000 of the first $50,000 of the value of the estate; and,
  2. $15 for each $1,000 by which the value of the estate exceeds $50,000.

The Ministry of the Attorney General has online resources to help with this calculation. The following link is a pre-calculated estate administration tax table:

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