Maryland Transfer and Recordation Tax Table

[2018] Maryland Transfer and Recordation Tax Table

Allegany County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $7.00 per $1,000
Allegany County Tax Exemption:
The first $30,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence!
Anne Arundel County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $7.00 per $1,000
Baltimore City
County Transfer Tax: 1.5%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Baltimore City Tax Exemption:
The first $22,000 used to calculate the State Recordation Tax is exempt if the property is the Purchaser's principal residence!
Baltimore County
County Transfer Tax: 1.5%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $5.00 per $1,000
Baltimore County Tax Exemption:
The first $22,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence!
Calvert County
County Transfer Tax: NONE
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Caroline County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Caroline County Tax Exemption:
The first $25,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence. If the property is the Purchaser's principal residence AND the Purchaser is a First Time Homebuyer, the first $75,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt
Carroll County
County Transfer Tax: NONE
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Cecil County
County Transfer Tax: $10.00 (Co. tr. fee)
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $8.20 per $1,000
Please Note: Cecil County collects a $10 flat fee in place of the County Transfer Tax.
Charles County
County Transfer Tax: NONE
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Dorchester County
County Transfer Tax: 0.75%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $10.00 per $1,000
Dorchester County Tax Exemption:
The first $30,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence.
Frederick County
County Transfer Tax: 0.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $12.00 per $1,000
Garrett County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $7.00 per $1,000
Garrett County Tax Exemption:
The first $50,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is ALWAYS exempt!
Harford County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $6.60 per $1,000
Harford County Tax Exemption:
The first $30,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence!
Howard County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $5.00 per $1,000
Kent County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $6.60 per $1,000
Montgomery County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $6.90 per $1,000 for all
amounts up to $500k, $10.00 per $1,000 for all
amounts exceeding $500k
Montgomery County Tax Exemption:
The first $50,000 used to calculate the State Recordation Tax is exempt if the property is the Purchaser's principal residence!
Prince George's County
County Transfer Tax: 1.40%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $5.00 per $1,000
Queen Anne's County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $9.90 per $1,000
St. Mary's County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $8.00 per $1,000
St. Mary's County Tax Exemption:
The first $30,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence!
Somerset County
County Transfer Tax: NONE
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $6.60 per $1,000
Round up to nearest $1K not $500.
Talbot County
County Transfer Tax: 1.00%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $12.00 per $1,000
Talbot County Tax Exemption:
The first $50,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence!
Washington County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $7.60 per $1,000
Washington County Tax Exemption:
The first $50,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the
Purchaser's principal residence! If the property is the Purchaser's principal residence AND the Purchaser is a First Time Homebuyer, the first $50,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt and the County Transfer tax rate is only 0.25%!
Wicomico County
County Transfer Tax: NONE
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $7.00 per $1,000
Worcester County
County Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Transfer Tax: 0.50%
State Recordation Tax: $6.60 per $1,000
Worcester County Tax Exemption:
The first $50,000 used to calculate the County Transfer Tax is exempt if the property is the Purchaser's principal residence!