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In Massachusetts an Excise Stamp Tax (MGL c.64D, s.1) shall apply to deeds, instruments or writings whereby any lands, tenements or other realty sold shall be granted, assigned, transferred or otherwise conveyed to, or vested in, the purchaser...when the consideration of the interest or property conveyed, exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance remaining thereon at the time of sale. The effective tax rate is $2.28 for each $500 or fraction thereof of taxable value. There is no excise tax due where the consideration stated is less than $100.00.