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Real Estate Transfer Tax Info

The Real Estate Transfer Tax is a tax on the transfer, sale or granting of real property or an interest in real property. The tax is $.75 per $100 of the price of consideration or the transfer. The tax is assessed on both the buyer and the seller, with a minimum charge of $20 each. The Form CD-57 is filed with the NH Department of Revenue Administration, but the tax is paid at the Registry of Deeds Office in the County where the property is located.

The Form CD-57-HC for Real Estate Holding Companies is both filed and paid directly to the NH Dept. of Revenue Administration.


NH DRA website for further information about the Real Estate Transfer Tax:


NH DRA website to access the following forms:

An original Form PA-34, Inventory of Property Transfer (aka Real Estate Transfer Questionnaire) , must be filed with the Department within 30 days from the recording of the deed. A copy of the PA-34 must also be filed with the local assessing officials of the municipality where the property is located.