You should complete the City Register Recording Fee Refund Request form if you overpaid or double paid for the same City Register transaction.
Submit a written request, and include proof of payment (front and back of the cancelled check) or the receipts from the City Register / Division of Land Records showing payment, and a copy of the cover pages for the original real property transfer tax return filing to:
NYC Department of Finance
Business/Excise Tax Refund Unit
59 Maiden Lane, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10038
No interest is paid on Real Property Transfer Tax refunds.
If you have filed and paid Real Property Transfer Tax on a property that was entitled to a full or partial exemption for an Affordable Housing Development please complete form. Click here.