Register of Deeds: Fees to be Remitted to State Treasurer
North Carolina General Statute §161-11.5 requires specific fees to be remitted by registers of deeds to the county finance officer, who remits the funds to the State Treasurer on a monthly basis.
Six dollars and twenty cents ($6.20) of each fee collected by the register of deeds under G.S. §161-10(a)(1) and (a)(1a) shall be remitted by the register of deeds to the county finance officer, who shall remit the funds to the State Treasurer on a monthly basis to be credited as follows:
- Fifty-five percent (55%) to the Floodplain Mapping Fund established under G.S. §143-215.56A.
- Twenty percent (20%) to the General Fund as nontax revenue.
- Twenty-five percent (25%) to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to be used as provided in G.S. §121-5(e).
The Register of Deeds Fees Report must be submitted to RegisterofDeeds@nctreasurer.com no later than the 10th of each month. Should the 10th of the month fall on a weekend, the report is due the Monday following the 10th.
Questions regarding the Register of Deeds Fees Report should be directed to RegisterofDeeds@nctreasurer.com.
Please note that the information provided on this page applies only to the fees remitted to the State Treasurer under NCGS §161-11.5 for the purposes stated above. Questions on fees remitted by registers of deeds for any other purpose under any other statute should be directed to the recipient of those fees.