Sanford, FL asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Florida

Q: Are taxes owed on a house after a quit claim deed is filed if there is no transfer of assets?

I am filing a quit claim deed so that I can relinquish my rights to my home with my future ex wife. Will there be taxes involved?

1 Lawyer Answer
James Clifton
James Clifton
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No transfer tax is due on a deed between spouses or former spouses pursuant to a dissolution of marriage when the real property is transferred following the divorce and the property was their marital home or an interest therein at the time of divorce. If you are referring to Federal income tax consequences, you will need to consult a tax advisor.

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