Transfer Tax & Conveyance Fee Calculator
Update: Starting on October 7, 2019 the Franklin County conveyance fees are increasing to $3 per each thousand dollars of total sale price with a minimum of $3 for taxable transfers of $1,000 or less. The current $2 per $1,000 of total sale price remains in place through October 4, 2019. The calculator will be updated to reflect those new fees on October 7, until then to determine what the new fee will be use the calculator and then double the amount for the "permissive conveyance fee".
Use this calculator to compute Transfer Tax and Conveyance Fees required to transfer ownership of property through October 4, 2019. We accept cash, business checks, or cashier's checks payable to the Franklin County Auditor. We do not accept personal checks. Please do not include payments to other county offices with your check. We provide change for cash transactions only.
Check the homestead exemption box if a living grantor or surviving spouse is currently receiving a homestead reduction. If the living grantor or surviving spouse is receiving the homestead reduction then the conveyance fee is only $1 per $1,000. To see if a property is receiving the homestead exemption, check our real estate page using the parcel number or address search and look under the Tax & Payment page for a credit amount. For further information contact our office at 614-525-3253.
The Transfer tax is $0.50 per parcel. Franklin County Conveyance fees are $2.00 per each thousand dollars of the total sales price. Taxable transfers under $1,000.00 are subject to a $2.00 minimum conveyance fee.