Homestead Tax Credit

Baltimore County Property Tax Reassessment January 2021

January 22nd, 2021

Every year, one third of Baltimore County Real Estate is reassessed for property tax purposes. Baltimore County has split the reassessments into areas. Each area is reassessed every three years. For January 1, 2021, Area 3 has been reassessed. Should you be in Area 3 and want to appeal your property tax reassessment, you have [...]

Maryland Property Tax Rate Not as High as Many Believe

January 30th, 2019

The Maryland property tax rate is not as high as many believe. I hear pretty often that the Maryland property tax rate is one of the highest in the country. Though it may feel that way, currently, it ranks #20, according to this post in the Patch. There are 19 other states with property tax [...]

Property Taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore Rise in 2019

January 7th, 2019

Property taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore City rise in 2019. Well, and every other county in Maryland. This is apparently the first year since 2008 where every single Maryland county is seeing property tax increases. Assessments on Maryland properties are averaging a 9.1% increase on average. Baltimore City residents are seeing a 5.9% increase, [...]

Baltimore City Tax Credits for Resident Baltimore Homebuyers

July 1st, 2014

Baltimore City tax credits for resident Baltimore homebuyers is a program designed to keep residents in the city, rather than have them move out to the counties. The program is called Resident Retention Tax Credits, and was introduced to the City Council on June 30, 2014. The program is intended to help current residents who lose their Homestead [...]

Homestead Tax Credit Application Deadline December 2012

October 1st, 2012

The Homestead Tax Credit limits the amount of assessment increase that a homeowner would pay in property taxes on their principal residence. The deadline to apply for your current house is December 31, 2012. Currently, the cap in Baltimore County is 4%. Even if you had the homestead tax credit on your home before, you MUST [...]

How To Apply for the Homestead Tax Credit

March 7th, 2011

What is the Homestead Tax Credit and how do I apply? The Homestead tax credit limits the increase in the value of the actual property tax a person actually pays is computed. In Baltimore County, the current homestead cap is 4%. You receive an application to apply for the Homestead Tax credit when your house [...]

How Can I Appeal My Baltimore County Tax Assessment?

February 25th, 2011

There are three appeal possibilities for Baltimore County homeowners when it comes to your property taxes. The first is the Assessment Appeal. This appeal is done the year it is assessed. As soon as you get your assessment, if you disagree with the assessed value, you can file this type of appeal. The second is [...]

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