Filing The Maryland Homestead Property Tax Credit
How to apply for the Maryland Homestead Property Tax Credit.
Did You Know?
When you purchase a property as your principal residence, you may be eligible to receive an exemption that limits the increase in taxable assessments each year to a fixed percentage. This is known as the Maryland Homestead Property Tax Credit.
For questions about the Homestead Property Tax Credit, visit dat.maryland.gov/realproperty/Pages/Maryland-Homestead-Tax-Credit.aspx or call 410-767-2165, toll free at 1-866-650-8783 or email the Homestead unit at email@example.com.
How to Apply:
Maryland requires all homeowners to submit a one-time application to establish eligibility for the Homestead Property Tax Credit. Applications must be filed by the May 1 preceding the first tax year for which the credit is to be applied. You can apply:
• Electronically: The online application is
available at https://sdathtc.dat.maryland.gov/
• Print a PDF copy of the application from the
• Fax the completed application to the
Department at 410-225-9344.
• Mail the application to: Department of Assessments and Taxation Homestead Tax Credit Division
301 West Preston Street, Room 808 8th Fl.
Baltimore, MD 21201