Treasurer’s Office – Rates & Assessments

REAL ESTATE TAX RATES FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, STATE OF MARYLAND, and MUNICIPAL JURISDICTIONS For One Year Period Beginning July 1, 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 WASHINGTON CO 0.948 0.948 0.948 0.948 0.948 0.948 0.948 0.948 CO within City Limits 0.823 0.823 0.823 0.823 0.823 0.823 0.823 0.823 STATE 0.112 0.112 0.112 0.112 0.112 0.112 […]

Treasurer’s Office – Useful Links

State Department of Assessment and Taxation Homehttp://www.dat.state.md.us Personal & Business Property Tax Informationhttp://dat.maryland.gov/businesses/Pages/Business-Personal-Property.aspxPhone:  410-767-1170 (for corporations, LLCs, LLPs, and limited partnerships)Phone:  410-767-4991 (for sole proprietorships and general partnerships)In Maryland, call toll free at 1-888-246-5941. Homeowners Tax Credit Informationhttp://dat.maryland.gov/realproperty/Pages/Homeowners%27-Property-Tax-Credit-Program.aspxPhone:  1-800-944-7403 Homestead Tax Credit Informationhttp://dat.maryland.gov/realproperty/Pages/Maryland-Homestead-Tax-Credit.aspxPhone:  301-791-3050 Tax Sale Bidder Registration Forms Registration Form (Word)Registration Form (PDF) Sample […]

Treasurer’s Office – FAQ

Treasurer’s Office Information PRIVACY & THE COUNTY’S INTERNET WEBSITE ASSESSMENTS & TAX RATES ADDITIONAL TAX BILLS INTEREST & PENALTY TAX LIEN SALE REFUNDS TAX TYPES CREDIT PROGRAMS EXEMPTIONS MORTGAGE COMPANY INFORMATION TRANSFERRING & REFINANCING PROPERTY MORTGAGE REFINANCING CHANGE OF ADDRESS RESIDENT STATUS PROPERTY SOLD

Treasurer’s Office – Mortgage Information

All taxpayers in Washington County receive the original tax bill and are responsible for ensuring that their taxes are paid on time. Washington County includes the name of the Mortgage Company on record at the time the bill is prepared. If the name of the mortgage company appears on the tax bill, then the taxpayer […]

Treasurer’s Office – Revenue Uses

SERVICES PROVIDED BY TAX REVENUES General County Property Tax – This tax is levied on all taxable property in the County and funds, in part, such basic services as police protection, elementary and secondary education, the community college, transportation, health and social services, and libraries. State Property Tax – This tax is levied by the […]

Treasurer’s Office – Semi-Annual Tax Payment Program

Highlights: Beginning in July 2000, all taxpayers living in their principal residence pay their real property taxes on a semi-annual schedule unless they elect to make both payments on or before September 30th. Eligible taxpayers must pay one-half of their tax liability on or before September 30th, and the second half on or before December […]

Treasurer’s Office – Tax Payment Information

Payment Dates – Payments for annual bills and the first installment for semiannual bills must be received on or before September 30th to avoid penalties and interest and become delinquent on October 1st. The second semi-annual installment payment must be received on or before December 31st to avoid penalties and interest and becomes delinquent January 1st. […]