Mortgage registry and deed tax calculator

Mortgage registry tax

Mortgage registry tax (MRT) is paid when recording a mortgage. The rate is 0.0024* of the purchase price (Example: $100,000 X 0.0024 = $240.00 MRT).

If you need to claim an exemption from MRT or document the basis of your tax, use the state's MRT1 form.

Learn more about MRT at Department of Revenue MRT

State deed tax

State Deed tax (SDT) is paid when recording an instrument conveying Minnesota real property. The rate is 0.0034* of the purchase price (Example: $100,000 X 0.0034 = $340.00 SDT).

The minimum SDT in Hennepin County is $1.70 for deeds with consideration of $500 or less.

Starting January 1, 2020, the minimum SDT of $1.70 for deeds with consideration changes from $500 or less to $3,000 or less.

If you need to claim an exemption or the minimum tax, use the state's DT1 form.

Learn more about SDT at Department of Revenue SDT.

* Hennepin County adds an additional .0001 to their MRT and SDT for an environmental response fund per Minnesota Statute 383A.80.

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