Ontario. Ministry of Finance.

Site: Oshawa

Service: Retail Sales Tax

Record #: CWD3735
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2020
Last Full Update: 24 Nov 2020


Description (Service) Oversees the retail sales tax paid when privately buying a used car, motorcycle, snowmobile, vessels and watercraft, or aircraft. The tax will be based on the purchase price or the average wholesale value, whichever is more. The average wholesale value is set using the Canadian Red Book. The tax is paid when the vehicle's ownership is changed at the local Driver and Vehicle License Issuing office.

Service Details

Hours Call for information
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application RST at 13 per cent is paid on private purchases at a ServiceOntario Centre or Driver and Vehicle License Issuing Office unless an exemption is available
Languages English ; French
Fees Service

Address and Location

Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
Hearst Block
33 King St W
Oshawa, ON L1H 8H5
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Intersection King St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-866-668-8297
TTY Phone 1-800-263-7776
Fax 1-866-888-3850
Website https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/tax/rst/index.html
Mailing Address PO Box 627 
Oshawa, ON L1H 8H7