Deed KRS 382.110

The document requires:
•    Full names of grantor & grantee (KRS 382.135(1)(a) & 382.135(6))
•    First party (seller, grantor) and their mailing address (KRS 382.135, KRS 382.200)
•    Second party (buyer, grantee) and their mailing address (grantee's mailing address required on all deeds signed or acknowledged after July 1, 1970) (KRS 382.135, KRS 382.200)
•    Consideration Statement (KRS 385.135) (on all deeds signed after 7-13-1990)
•    Legal description (Case Law, Common Law) and OAG 81-100
•    Source of title (KRS 382.110)
•    Preparation statement (KRS 382.335)
•    Return mail address   (KRS 382.335 & KRS 382.240)
•    In-Care-Of Address for the property tax bill in the year transferred (deeds signed after July 31, 2008) (KRS 382.135(1)(d))
•    The grantor must sign (execute) the deed and the signatures must be acknowledged.  
•    The grantor (or agent) and grantee (or agent) must sign a sworn consideration statement and the signatures must be notarized. (KRS 382.135 & KRS 382.130)  

The document must be filed in the county clerk’s office of the county where the property is located (or the greater part).  KRS 382.110.

See section on Consideration Certificate for additional information and any exemptions to the Consideration Certificate. See Technical assistance bulletin from the Revenue Cabinet.  This details document requirements associated with consideration.

Transfer tax is collected on the consideration in the deed per KRS 142.050.  The tax is computed at the rate of $.50 for each $500 of value or fraction thereof.   The transfer tax applies to the value listed in the deed and is imposed upon the grantor.  KRS 142.050(7) lists the types of deeds that are exempt from this tax.  

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