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  • Homeowners' Property Tax Credit Program

    Agency: Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation

    PROPERTY TAX CREDIT: Provides a credit on property taxes resulting from the lessor of $300,000 of assessed value, or the total assessment value minus any Homestead Credit for homeowners of all ages who qualify on the basis of gross household income. NOT automatic, homeowners must apply by Sept 1, but if the application is received by May 1, any credit due can be deducted beforehand from the initial July tax bill.

    ELIGIBILITY:
    1) Combined gross household income cannot exceed $60,000.
    2) Must be applicant's principal residence (more than 6 months of the year).
    3) Must have a legal interest in the property.
    4) Applicant's net worth, excluding the value of the property, must not exceed $200,000. For Carroll County it is $500,000.
     
    INCOME GUIDELINES:
    Gross Household Income       Tax Limit
    $ 1-$8,000                              $0.00
    $ 9,000                                   $40
    $10,000                                  $80
    $11,000                                  $120
    $12,000                                  $160
    $13,000                                  $225
    $14,000                                  $290
    $15,000                                  $355
    $16,000                                  $420
    $17,000                                  $510
    $18,000                                  $600
    $19,000                                  $690
    $20,000                                  $780
    $21,000                                  $870 
    $22,000                                  $960
    $23,000                                  $1,050
    $24,000                                  $1,140
    $25,000                                  $1,230
    $26,000                                  $1,320
    $27,000                                  $1,410
    $28,000                                  $1,500
    $29,000                                  $1,590
    $30,000                                  $1,680
    For each additional $1,000 of income, add $90 to the limit up to a maximum of $60,000. Tax limit liability $4,380.



    • 301 West Preston Street
      Baltimore, MD 21201
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    Agency: Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation

    Languages Available:

    Payment Description: Free

    Intake and Eligibility: Homeowners living in Maryland.

    Areas Served:

    - Property Tax Payment Assistance



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