New Jersey Revised Statutes § 46:15-10 - Exemptions From Realty Transfer Fee.

46:15-10 Exemptions from realty transfer fee.

6.The fee imposed by this act shall not apply to a deed:

(a)For a consideration, as defined in section 1(c), of less than $100.00;

(b)By or to the United States of America, this State, or any instrumentality, agency, or subdivision thereof;

(c)Solely in order to provide or release security for a debt or obligation;

(d)Which confirms or corrects a deed previously recorded;

(e)On a sale for delinquent taxes or assessments;

(f)On partition;

(g)By a receiver, trustee in bankruptcy or liquidation, or assignee for the benefit of creditors;

(h)Eligible to be recorded as an "ancient deed" pursuant to R.S.46:16-7;

(i)Acknowledged or proved on or before July 3, 1968;

(j)Between husband and wife, or parent and child;

(k)Conveying a cemetery lot or plot;

(l)In specific performance of a final judgment;

(m) Releasing a right of reversion;

(n)Previously recorded in another county and full realty transfer fee paid or accounted for, as evidenced by written instrument, attested by the grantee and acknowledged by the county recording officer of the county of such prior recording, specifying the county, book, page, date of prior recording, and amount of realty transfer fee previously paid;

(o)By an executor or administrator of a decedent to a devisee or heir to effect distribution of the decedent's estate in accordance with the provisions of the decedent's will or the intestate laws of this State;

(p)Recorded within 90 days following the entry of a divorce decree which dissolves the marriage between the grantor and grantee;

(q)Issued by a cooperative corporation, as part of a conversion of all of the assets of the cooperative corporation into a condominium, to a shareholder upon the surrender by the shareholder of all of the shareholder's stock in the cooperative corporation and the proprietary lease entitling the shareholder to exclusive occupancy of a portion of the property owned by the corporation.

L.1968,c.49,s.6; amended 1974, c.184, s.4; 1979, c.293; 1985, c.17; 1999, c.357.

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