How is the interest calculated?
Interest is calculated on the unpaid tax liability. This would include county and state property taxes less the amount if any of payments made for each month or fraction of a month that the tax is overdue. (Harford County Code, §14-101 and §14-605)

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1. Can I make an advance payment of county property tax?
2. How can I reduce the amount of property taxes I have to pay?
3. Can I pay my taxes by credit card?
4. How is the current assessed value determined for my property?
5. How is the interest calculated?
6. I am new to the county and have purchased a home. Do I have to pay property tax in Harford County?
7. I did not receive a property tax bill for my property. What do I need to do?
8. I lost my property tax bill, how can I get a new property tax bill?
9. I understand that I can pay my property taxes in a semiannual method. Does my property qualify and if so, how do I go about doing this?
10. I want to pay my taxes on an annual basis, rather than semiannually. How do I do this?
11. What are the payment calendars for water and sewer charges?
12. What happens if I do not pay my property taxes?
13. What is a tax sale?
14. What is the county's rate of interest on properties sold at tax sale?
15. What is the taxable year?
16. When are property tax bills due?
17. Where can I pay my taxes?
18. Why do I have to pay for water and sewer service when I am already paying property taxes?
19. Why does the county charge interest and penalty?