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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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The problem with the State Center telephone system has been resolved. However if you continue to experience difficulties with our phone lines please contact us via the email accounts listed at

Job Announcement: Program Manager Senior I (OIT)

Property Assessment Workgroup
The next two meetings of the Property Assessment Workgroup will be on Friday, November 7th and on Thursday the 13th 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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