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In Maryland the valuation of all real and personal property for purposes of property taxation is a function of State government. The Director of Assessments and Taxation, appointed by the Governor, administers and enforces the property assessment and property tax laws of Maryland. This organizational structure allows for uniformity of property assessment throughout the State.

Assessments & Taxation

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There will be a Special Meeting of the Property Assessment Work Group on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD in Room 114 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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State offices will be closed beginning Wednesday, November 26th through Friday, the 28th.
View a schedule of holidays & closings for the remainder of 2014

Property Assessment Workgroup
The next meeting of the Property Assessment Workgroup will be on Thursday, December 4th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Maryland Department of Transportation HQ at 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076. The meeting is open to the public. The workgroup may be contacted by email at
PAWG Inspection Presentation of 8/26/14
Property Assessment Workgroup meeting minutes

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Real Property Data Search

Search MD property ownership, assessment value, property sales and the status of a Homestead application

Certificate of Status

Print a Certificate of Status, also called a good standing certificate, for business entities registered with this Department
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Business Data Search

Charter records, UCC filings, trade names, resident agents, personal property assessments, recently filed scanned documents
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Temporary outages and scheduled update information