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Last Updated: 6/27/2014

Mortgage Registry Tax

Penalty and Interest Forgiveness due to Storms

Governor Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency on June 19 due to damage caused by the recent severe weather. If your county is included in the executive order and you were prevented from filing or paying your Mortgage Registry Tax, including the accelerated payment, on time (for due dates June 11 through July 22) we may cancel the penalty and interest if it is applied.

If you have questions or to request that we cancel these charges, call 651-556-4721 or email


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Additional security

Affordable housing exemption

Agricultural loan exemption


Certified development companies 

Commercial development loans

Corrective mortgages

Deed restrictions

Deferred interest mortgages

 Supplemental and Amended Mortgages - Summary.pdfSupplemental and Amended Mortgages - Summary 

 Supplemental and Amended Mortgages - Examples (1).pdfSupplemental and Amended Mortgages - Examples (1)

Supplemental and Amended Mortgages - Example (2).pdfSupplemental and Amended Mortgages - Example (2)

Federal government

Form MRT-1, Mortgage Registry Tax

Fraternal benefit societies

Historical tax rates

Indeterminate amount​

Limiting the amount of principal debt secured

Minnesota Mortgage Tax and Hennepin/Ramsey County Environmental Response Fund ("ERF") taxes

 Mortgage filed with the Secretary of State

Mortgage Tax rate

Multi-county mortgage

Multi-state mortgage

Refinancing and modifying a mortgage

Religious organizations and educational institutions

Reverse mortgage

Revolving line of credit

Septic system loans

Shariah-compliant home financing

Statutory exemptions

Tax exemptions for American Indians

United States Department of the Treasury

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