Real Property Tax Credit Information
Please see the list of resources below to obtain information about Real Property Tax Credits. For questions, please contact 410-638-3450.
|Senior Citizens and Veterans ||Harford County Council Bill 17-021, will provide a 20% tax credit for a maximum of five years, on County property taxes for individuals who are over 65 years of age, have a dwelling with an assessed value of $400,000 or less, and who either own and have lived in the dwelling for at least 40 years or are retired from one of the United States’ Uniformed Services.|
Instructions: Fill out application and mail to the County with documentation.
Instructions: Search on the property, select View Bills, and click on "Apply for the Senior Citizens/Veterans Tax Credit" button which is located at the bottom of the property details page. Respond to the interactive questions then print application and mail to the County with documentation.
|Historic||Harford County offers a tax credit to an owner of a structure designated as a Harford County historic landmark by the Historic Preservation Commission for the expense incurred for the restoration of the landmark and a tax credit for the added value of the restored historic landmarks. For more information and link to the tax credit application use the following link:|
|Homeowner||The State of Maryland provides a credit for the real property tax bill for homeowners of all ages who qualify on the basis of gross household income. This credit must be applied for annually.|
2017 Application and Instructions
2016 Application and Instructions
2015 Application and Instructions
|Landfill||Taxpayers who reside on their property, and whose home is located within 1,000 feet of the Scarboro Landfill may receive a tax credit for being adversely impacted by their property's proximity to the landfill.|
|Solar/Geothermal Energy||Taxpayers can receive real property tax credits for installation of qualifying energy conservation devices on their properties. For the tax credit application and additional information, click on the link below:|
Solar/Geothermal Energy Application