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Barnstable County Excise Tax Advisory

Effective July 1, 2016

Per Ordinance 16-05 of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates effective July 1, 2016 the Excise Tax rate for the Barnstable County share of the Excise assessment will increase to $3.06 per $1,000.00 of stated consideration from the present $2.70 per $1,000.00 of stated consideration. The net effect of this increase is that the total combined State and County Excise Tax rate in Barnstable County will be $6.48 per $1000.00 of stated consideration or $3.24 per $500.00.

In Barnstable County as of July 1, 2016 the Excise Tax Rate will be:

$3.06 per $1,000.00 – Barnstable County Excise

$3.42 per $1,000.00 — State Excise

$6.48 per $1,000.00 – Total Excise Due

To calculate the tax, multiply the stated consideration for the deed by .00648. If the stated consideration does not end in an even $500.00 or $1,000.00 round the consideration up to the next $500.00 and then calculate the tax.

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