Assessor Chu Releases Latest Data on SF Transfer Tax & Sales
ASSESSOR CARMEN CHU RELEASES LATEST SALES & TRANSFER TAX DATA
Monthly average of sales dropped 36% after COVID-19, resulting in $33M less in revenue
SAN FRANCISCO --- Today, Assessor Carmen Chu released the latest data on sales and transfer tax revenue to illustrate changes in San Francisco’s real estate market and activities before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of sale, the Office of the Assessor-Recorder records the transaction and collects a one-time fee called transfer tax. According to our Office’s most recent data, San Francisco saw a significant drop in both the number of sales and transfer tax collected. AssessorCarmen Chu will share details of the current transfer tax patterns in the media roundtable before new tax rates become effective due to the passage of Proposition I (2020).
Please see below for the recording of the media roundtable. Slides presented during the media roundtable are available below.