San Francisco Transfer Tax

The Transfer Tax Rate for the City and County of San Francisco, payable upon transfer of Real Property, is calculated as follows:

  • More than $100 but less than/equal to $250,000 $2.50 for each $500 or portion thereof
  • More than $250,000 but less than $1,000,000 $3.40 for each $500 or portion thereof
  • $1,000,000 or more but less than $5,000,000 $3.75 for each $500 or portion thereof
  • $5,000,000 or more but less than $10,000,000 $11.25 for each $500 or portion thereof
  • $10,000,000 or more but less than $25,000,000 $13.75 for each $500 or portion thereof
  • $25,000,000 or more $15.00 for each $500 or portion thereof

In San Francisco, the Seller typically pays the transfer tax. Be sure to calculate transfer tax when considering selling your home.

What should I expect to pay in transfer tax?

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