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Register of Deeds: Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax

You may contact the St. Joseph County Register of Deeds office to verify the fee schedule. MCL 207.505/MCL 207.526

A written instrument subject to the tax imposed by MCL 207.505 Section 5 and MCL 207.526 Section 6 shall state on its face the Total Consideration of the real property. (See acts for details.) Transfer tax imposed by each act shall be collected unless said instrument of transfer is exempt from either or both acts and such exemptions are stated on the face of the deed. (See State Exemptions or County Exemptions)

The tax shall be upon the person who is the seller or the grantor.

In case of an exchange of two properties, the deeds transferring title to each are subject to tax, and in each case, shall be computed on the basis of the actual value of the property conveyed.

Conveyances affecting property situated in more than one county must state the portion of the sale price attributable to each parcel lying in the separate counties and transfer tax must be paid to each county for that portion of the sale price.

Documentary stamps shall be purchased only in the county in which the property is located.

No fee is charged for filing the "Real Estate Transfer Valuation Affidavit", but the instrument should state that a real estate transfer valuation affidavit is being filed.

This tax is paid to the St. Joseph County Register of Deeds.

All checks for revenue stamps and/or county tax certification’s, should be payable to St. Joseph County Register of Deeds and may be combined in one check along with the recording fee’s.

Sale Price 
State
County
Total 
at least at most 0.75 0.11  
100.00 500 3.75 0.55 4.30
500.01 1,000 7.50 1.10 8.60
1,000.01 1,500 11.25 1.65 12.90
1,500.01 2,000 15.00 2.20 17.20
2,000.01 2,500 18.75 2.75 21.50
2,500.01 3,000 22.50 3.30 25.80
3,000.01 3,500 26.25 3.85 30.10
3,500.01 4,000 30.00 4.40 34.40
4,000.01 4,500 33.75 4.95 38.70
4,500.01 5,000 37.50 5.50 43.00
5,000.01 5,500 41.25 6.05 47.30
5,500.01 6,000 45.00 6.60 51.60
6,000.01 6,500 48.75 7.15 55.90
6,500.01 7,000 52.50 7.70 60.20
7,000.01 7,500 56.25 8.25 64.50
7,500.01 8,000 60.00 8.80 68.80
8,000.01 8,500 63.75 9.35 73.10
8,500.01 9,000 67.50 9.90 77.40
9,000.01 9,500 71.25 10.45 81.70
9,500.01 10,000 75.00 11.00 86.00
10,000.01 10,500 78.75 11.55 90.30
10,500.01 11,000 82.50 12.10 94.60
11,000.01 11,500 86.25 12.65 98.90
11,500.01 12,000 90.00 13.20 103.20
11,500.01 12,000 90.00 13.20 103.20
12,000.01 12,500 93.75 13.75 107.50
12,500.01 13,000 97.50 14.30 111.80
13,000.01 13,500 101.25 14.85 116.10
13,500.01 14,000 105.00 15.40 120.40
14,000.01 14,500 108.75 15.95 124.70
14,500.01 15,000 112.50 16.50 129.00
15,000.01 15,500 116.25 17.05 133.30
15,500.01 16,000 120.00 17.60 137.60
16,000.01 16,500 123.75 18.15 141.90
16,500.01 17,000 127.50 18.70 146.20
17,000.01 17,500 131.25 19.25 150.50
17,500.01 18,000 135.00 19.80 154.80
18,000.01 18,500 138.75 20.35 159.10
18,500.01 19,000 142.50 20.90 163.40
19,000.01 19,500 146.25 21.45 167.70
19,500.01 20,000 150.00 22.00 172.00
20,000.01 20,500 153.75 22.55 176.30
20,500.01 21,000 157.50 23.10 180.60
21,000.01 21,500 161.25 23.65 184.90
21,500.01 22,000 165.00 24.20 189.20
22,000.01 22,500 168.75 24.75 193.50
22,500.01 23,000 172.50 25.30 197.80
23,000.01 23,500 176.25 25.85 202.10
23,500.01 24,000 180.00 26.40 206.40
24,000.01 24,500 183.75 26.95 210.70
24,500.01 25,000 187.50 27.50 215.00
25,000.01 25,500 191.25 28.05 219.30
25,500.01 26,000 195.00 28.60 223.60
26,000.01 26,500 198.75 29.15 227.90
26,500.01 27,000 200.50 29.70 232.20
27,000.01 27,500 206.25 30.25 236.50
27,500.01 28,000 210.00 30.80 240.80
28,000.01 28,500 213.75 31.35 245.10
28,500.01 29,000 217.50 31.90 249.40
29,000.01 29,500 221.25 32.45 253.70
29,500.01 30,000 225.00 33.00 258.00
30,000.01 30,500 228.75 33.55 262.30
30,500.01 31,000 232.50 34.10 266.60
31,000.01 31,500 236.25 34.65 270.90
31,500.01 32,000 240.00 35.20 275.20
32,000.01 32,500 243.75 35.75 279.50
32,500.01 33,000 247.50 36.30 283.80
33,000.01 33,500 251.25 36.85 288.10
33,500.01 34,000 255.00 37.40 292.40
34,000.01 34,500 258.75 37.95 296.70
34,500.01 35,000 262.50 38.50 301.00
35,000.01 35,500 266.25 29.05 305.30
25,500.01 26,000 270.00 39.60 309.60
36,000.01 36,500 273.75 40.15 313.90
36,500.01 36,500 273.75 40.15 313.90
36,500.01 37,000 277.50 40.70 318.20
37,000.01 37,500 281.25 41.25 322.50
37,500.01 38,000 285.00 41.80 326.80
38,000.01 38,500 288.75 42.35 331.10
38,500.01 39,000 292.50 42.90 335.40
39,000.01 39,500 296.25 43.45 339.70
39,500.01 40,000 300.00 44.00 344.00
40,000.01 40,500 303.75 44.55 348.30
40,500.01 41,000 307.50 45.10 352.60
41,000.01 41,500 311.25 45.65 356.90
41,500.01 42,000 315.00 46.20 361.20
42,000.01 42,500 318.75 46.75 365.50
42,500.01 43,000 322.50 27.30 369.80
43,000.01 43,500 326.25 47.85 374.10
43,500.01 44,000 330.00 48.40 378.40
44,000.01 44,500 333.75 48.95 382.70
44,500.01 45,000 337.50 49.50 387.00
45,000.01 45,500 341.25 50.05 391.30
45,500.01 46,000 345.00 50.60 395.60
46,000.01 46,500 348.75 51.15 399.90
46,500.01 47,000 352.50 51.70 404.20
47,000.01 47,500 356.25 52.25 408.50
47,500.01 48,000 360.00 52.80 412.80
48,000.01 48,500 363.75 53.35 417.10
48,500.01 49,000 367.50 53.90 421.40
49,000.01 49,500 371.25 54.45 425.70
49,500.01 50,000 375.00 55.00 430.00
50,000.01 50,500 378.75 55.55 434.30
50,500.01 51,000 382.50 56.10 438.60
51,000.01 51,500 386.25 56.65 442.90
51,500.01 52,000 390.00 57.20 447.20
52,000.01 52,500 393.75 57.75 451.50
52,500.01 53,000 397.50 58.30 455.80
53,000.01 53,500 401.25 58.85 460.10
53,500.01 54,000 405.00 59.40 464.40
54,000.01 54,500 408.75 59.95 468.70
54,500.01 55,000 412.50 60.50 473.00
55,000.01 55,500 416.25 61.05 477.30
55,500.01 56,000 420.00 61.60 481.60
56,000.01 56,500 423.75 62.15 485.90
56,500.01 57,000 427.50 62.70 490.20
57,000.01 57,500 431.25 63.25 494.50
57,500.01 58,000 435.00 63.80 498.80
58,000.01 58,500 438.75 64.35 503.10
58,500.01 59,000 442.50 64.90 507.40
59,000.01 59,500 446.25 65.45 511.70
59,500.01 60,000 450.00 66.00 516.00
60,000.01 60,500 453.75 66.55 520.30
60,500.01 61,000 457.50 67.10 524.60
61,000.01 61,500 461.25 67.65 528.90
61,500.01 62,000 465.00 68.20 533.20
62,000.01 62,500 468.75 68.75 537.50
62,500.01 63,000 472.50 69.30 541.80
63,000.01 63,500 476.25 69.85 546.10
63,500.01 64,000 480.00 70.40 550.40
64,000.01 64,500 483.75 70.95 554.70
64,500.01 65,000 487.50 71.50 559.00
65,000.01 65,500 491.25 72.05 563.30
65,500.01 66,000 495.00 72.60 567.60
66,000.01 66,500 498.75 73.15 571.90
66,500.01 67,000 502.50 73.70 576.20
67,000.01 67,500 506.25 74.25 580.50
67,500.01 68,000 510.00 74.80 584.80
68,000.01 68,500 513.75 75.35 589.10
68,500.01 69,000 517.50 75.90 593.40
69,000.01 69,500 521.25 76.45 597.70
69,500.01 70,000 525.00 77.00 602.00
70,000.01 70,500 528.75 77.55 606.30
70,500.01 71,000 532.50 78.10 610.60
71,000.01 71,500 536.25 78.65 614.90
71,500.01 72,000 540.00 49.70 619.20
72,000.01 72,500 543.75 79.75 623.50
72,500.01 73,000 547.50 80.30 627.80
73,000.01 73,500 551.25 80.85 632.10
73,500.01 74,000 555.00 81.40 636.40
74,000.01 74,500 558.75 81.95 640.70
74,500.01 75,000 562.50 82.50 645.00
75,000.01 75,500 566.25 83.05 649.30
75,500.01 76,000 570.00 83.60 653.60
76,000.01 76,500 573.75 84.15 657.90
76,500.01 77,000 577.50 84.70 662.20
77,000.01 77,500 581.25 85.25 666.50
77,500.01 78,000 585.00 85.80 670.80
78,000.01 78,500 588.75 86.35 675.10
78,500.01 79,000 592.50 86.90 679.40
79,000.01 79,500 596.25 87.45 683.70
79,500.01 80,000 600.00 88.00 688.00
80,000.01 80,500 603.75 88.55 692.30
80,500.01 81,000 607.50 89.10 696.60
81,000.01 81,500 611.25 59.65 700.90
81,500.01 82,000 615.00 90.20 705.20
82,000.01 82,500 618.75 90.75 709.50
82,500.01 83,000 622.50 91.30 713.80
83,000.01 83,500 626.25 91.85 718.10
83,500.01 84,000 630.00 92.40 722.40
84,000.01 84,500 633.75 92.95 726.70
84,500.01 85,000 637.50 93.50 731.00
85,000.01 85,500 641.25 94.05 735.30
85,500.01 86,000 645.00 94.60 739.60
86,000.01 86,500 648.75 95.15 743.90
86,500.01 87,000 652.50 95.70 748.20
87,000.01 87,500 656.25 96.25 752.50
87,500.01 88,000 660.00 96.80 756.80
88,000.01 88,500 663.75 97.35 761.10
88,500.01 89,000 667.50 97.90 765.40
89,000.01 89,500 671.25 98.45 769.70
89,500.01 90,000 675.00 99.00 774.00
90,000.01 90,500 678.75 99.55 778.30
90,500.01 91,000 682.50 100.10 782.60
91,000.01 91,500 686.25 100.65 786.90
91,500.01 92,000 690.00 100.20 791.20
92,000.01 92,500 693.75 101.75 795.50
92,500.01 93,000 697.50 102.30 799.80
93,000.01 93,500 701.25 102.85 804.10
93,500.01 94,000 705.00 103.40 808.40
94,000.01 94,500 708.75 103.95 812.70
94,500.01 95,000 712.50 104.50 817.00
95,000.01 95,500 716.25 105.05 821.30
95,500.01 96,000 720.00 105.60 825.60
96,000.01 96,500 723.75 106.15 829.90
96,500.01 97,000 727.50 106.70 834.20
97,000.01 97,500 731.25 107.25 838.50
97,500.01 98,000 735.00 107.80 842.80
98,000.01 98,500 738.75 108.35 847.10
98,500.01 99,000 724.50 108.90 851.40
99,000.01 99,500 746.25 109.45 855.70
99,500.01 100,000 750.00 110.00 860.00

 

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Register of Deeds

Lindsay Oswald

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Centreville MI, 49032

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