Real Property Taxes

Real Property Taxes are billed by Howard County on an annual basis on July 1 although many taxpayers have the option of semi-annual payments. Many types of Property Tax Credits are offered to assist taxpayers. Failure to pay taxes can result in Tax Sale. Please use the links below to access more detailed information.

In response to significant USPS delays, the Department of Finance will deem payments postmarked prior to December 31, 2020 as timely.


Tax Rate Schedule 

Types of Taxes Billed

When Taxes are Due