Conveyance Tax

Conveyance Tax

A tax that a government (usually a local government) imposes on the transfer of real estate. See also: Stamp duty.
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It would increase the state's real estate conveyance tax from$2to$2.
The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors is collaborating with the Builders Association of Eastern Connecticut in opposing a state Senate bill which would impose a 1 percent conveyance tax on homebuyers.
July 23 date stamps on conveyance tax records and deed papers filed with the clerk's office indicate the deal was closed late last week.
The Appeals Court of Massachusetts looked to legislative intent when determining that the specific use of land for a residence of the owner does not convert the property from an agricultural or horticultural use thereby triggering a conveyance tax.
The building was empty in the mid-1990s after General Motors shut down its ball-bearing manufacturing operation there, but the recent sale has been profitable for the community as well, generating $302,500 to Bristol in conveyance tax alone.
The HBA of Connecticut is vigorously opposing the doubling of the State's conveyance tax to offset the state's budget deficit.
And, in Connecticut, the HBA of Connecticut is vigorously opposing the doubling of the state's conveyance tax on home sales to offset the state's budget deficit.