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Maryland Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit

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PROPERTY TAX FACTS

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Owning a home in Baltimore is expensive

  • The property tax rate in Baltimore City (2.25%) is twice as high as any other Maryland county.

 

Foreclosure rates are high

  • An estimated 1 in 328 Baltimore homes go through foreclosure.
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Maryland has a Homeowner’s Tax Credit few receive

  • Less than 6% of homeowners in Baltimore City take advantage of it.
 

We want to change that.

 

which Properties Qualify?

After choosing a property, click the link in the upper corner for detailed tax information.

Quick Facts:

  • Owner occupied homes make up 48.3% of all properties in Baltimore city.
  • Less than 6% of these homeowners are taking advantage of the state tax credit.

Property data was gathered from the Baltimore Open GIS Portal. We filtered the data to identify all of the owner-occupied homes. Among these properties, we identified which homeowners were receiving the tax credit and how much they were saving.

You may be eligible if:

  1. You own the house you live in

  2. Your combined household income is less than $60,000 a year

    Full details regarding eligibility are available here.

If you are eligible:

Great! Check out how much you might save and find out how to apply

If you aren't eligible:

Check the map and tell others about this site. Your friends, family, or neighbors could be eligible and don't know it.

How much could you save?

Enter in some basic information about your income and property value below to calculate how much money you might save by applying for the tax credit.



According to our calculations, your tax limit should be $1680 and you could save $3820 by applying for the property tax credit.

Ready to take the credit?

 

Applying for the tax credit is easy! All that is required is filling out a short form and supplying a copy of your most recent tax return.

Applications are available: