The Barnstable Registry of Deeds will be closed all day on Monday September 5th in observance of Labor Day.
The Registry of Deeds will be closed all day on Monday July 4th in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.
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....
The Registry of Deeds will be closed on Monday April 18, 2016 in observance of Patriots Day.
The Registry will have a 2 hour delayed opening on Monday March 21, 2016 and will be opening at 10am. Please check back for updates in the event the weather necessitates further delay or closure.