Realty Transfer Tax

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds is responsible for the collection and distribution of real estate transfer taxes. The realty transfer tax is 2 percent.

To record with an exemption, use a Realty Statement of Value Transfer Tax Form (REV-183) from the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. Access the form: REV-183 EX

All Pennsylvania Counties Common Level Ratio (CLR) Real Estate Valuation Factors - This lists the current common level ratio factors as of July 1, 2023.

Montgomery County Common Level Ratio (CLR) Real Estate Valuation Factors - This lists past and present common level ratio factors from July 2, 1986, to the present

For more information, including forms, common level ratio indices and exemptions contact the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

For information regarding Realty Transfer Tax Payments and Refund Procedures, please refer to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue website.


July 1, 2023The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, Pennsylvania Inheritance and Realty Transfer Tax, Bureau of Individual Taxes, released the 2021 Common Level Ratio Real Estate Valuation Factors for documents dated from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. As of July 1, 2023, the Common Level Ratio Factor for Montgomery County is 2.82.