Thanks for checking out our new website design!
Many people are interested in how their real property taxes are computed. Most of those people are interested in how to get their property taxes lowered. Although the tax computation is really fairly simple, there are a substantial amount of urban myths surrounding this mysterious process so we have provided some background for you. The property tax bill is simply the the "Tax Assessement" times the The "Total Tax Rate"
Tax Assessment - The value of your property (according to the State) You can look up the Assessment on the State Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT) website.
Total Tax Rate - The total tax rate is the State Rate + County Rate + Town Rate = Total Tax Rate. For a list of the State, County and Town Tax Rates you can check the SDAT tax rate page. Note that many many towns do not have a town rate. Some counties will also add some of the local utility or other municipal charges to the tax bill. A detailed breakdown is on the bill itself.
For information on appealing your Tax Assessment please review our Tax Appeal page under the Taxes heading.
For information on applying for the Homestead Tax Credit, please review our Homestead Tax Credit page under the Taxes heading.
For information on applying for the Homeowners Tax Credit, please review our Homeowners Tax Credit page under the Taxes heading.
Copyright © 2021 King Title - All Rights Reserved. This website is for general information purposes only. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. The information is only for the State of Maryland. In no event shall the information herein be considered legal advice. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.