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Transfer and Recordation Tax Rates

County Phone Number Recordation Tax Rate County Transfer
Tax Rate
State Transfer
Tax Rate
Allegany County 301-777-5924 $07.00 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Anne Arundel County 410-222-1144 $07.00 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Baltimore City 410-396-3987 $10.00 per thousand 1.50% 0.50%
Baltimore County 410-887-3483 $05.00 per thousand 1.50% 0.50%
Calvert County 410-535-1600 $10.00 per thousand 0.00% 0.50%
Caroline County 410-479-1811 $10.00 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Carroll County 410-386-2971 $10.00 per thousand 0.00% 0.50%
Cecil County 410-996-5385 $08.20 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Charles County 301-645-0685 $10.00 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Dorchester County 410-228-0481 $10.00 per thousand 0.75% 0.50%
Frederick County 301-694-1111 $12.00 per thousand 0.00% 0.50%
Garrett County 301-334-1965 $07.00 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Harford County 410-638-3269 $06.60 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Howard County 410-313-3850 $05.00 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Kent County 410-778-7418 $06.60 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Montgomery County 240-777-8950 $08.90 per thousand under $500,000
$13.50 per thousand over $500,000
1.00% 0.50%
Prince Georges County 301-883-7300 $05.50 per thousand 1.40%** 0.50%
Queen Anne's County 410-758-0414 $09.90 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Saint Mary's County 301-475-7844 $08.00 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Somerset County 410-845-4840 $06.60 per thousand 0.00% 0.50%
Talbot County 410-770-8020 $12.00 per thousand 1.00% 0.50%
Washington County 240-313-2110 $07.60 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%
Wicomico County 410-543-6551 $07.00 per thousand 0.00% 0.50%
Worcester County 410-632-0686 $06.60 per thousand 0.50% 0.50%

Owner Occupancy partial exemptions may apply to some of the above taxes.
Recordation Tax is computed by rounding up to the nearest $500.00.
** This tax may also apply to a refinance under certain circumstances.

Note that periodically transfer and recordation tax rates and exemptions do change. For the most up to date information contact the county where the property is located. No legal liability is assumed by the publishing of the within tax rates.

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