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Connecticut does not have a county recording system. All documents are recorded at the office of the Town Clerk in the city or town where the property is located.
To record a deed, the fee is $60.00 for the first page. Each additional page or portion of a page is $5.00 When recording a document with conveyance consideration, an additional $2.00 fee is charged to cover administrative costs for filing the forms.
If the current mailing address of the grantee is not given, a $1 fee will be charged.
If the names of those executing the document, witnessing, and acknowledging the document are not printed, typed, or stamped beneath signatures, an additional $5 will be charged.
State conveyance tax:
Residential property, unimproved land, and a residential dwelling $800,000 and under is .0075 x consideration.
A residential dwelling over $800,000 is .0025 x $800,000 plus .01 x the amount over $800,000.
Non-residential unimproved land is .0011 x consideration.
Local conveyance tax:
The local conveyance rate generally is .0025 x consideration. Contact the local Town Clerk to confirm this rate or find out about differing ones.
* Documents should be submitted on white 8.5 x 11 inch paper or 8.5 x 14 inch white paper, printed in permanent black ink in a standard font of size 10-point or larger, and formatted with at least 3/4-inch clear margins.
* Include a complete return name and address at the top of the first page.
* Sign in permanent black or blue ink.
* The names of those executing the document, witnessing the document, and acknowledging the document should be printed, stamped, or typed beneath signatures.
* The instrument should be dated, notarized, and signed.
* The town and state where the real property is located must be listed.
* A legal description of the real property affected by the conveyance, along with any encumbrances or additional provisions, should be included. Any previous recorded information relating to the property is required.
* The consideration paid should be listed in the conveyance document.
* The grantee's name and mailing address should be listed in the deed.
An OP-236 form (Real Estate Conveyance Tax Return) is required to be submitted with all conveyances. This form can be obtained from the Department of Revenue website.