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  • What is Deed Tax?Back to top

    It is a tax on the consideration received (generally the purchase price) for selling or transferring real property.​ The tax is collected and paid to a Minnesota county as part of the real estate closing process.

  • Do I need to pay Deed Tax?Back to top

    Yes, if you sell Minnesota real property. The tax is collected and paid to a Minnesota county as part of the real estate closing process.

  • Who pays the Deed Tax?Back to top

    The seller (grantor) of real property pays this tax.​ The tax is collected and paid to a Minnesota county as part of the real estate closing process.