Tax Credits

Howard County provides a variety of Real Property Tax Credits designed to meet the needs of County taxpayers and to promote specific activity that is beneficial to the County as a whole.

Other Residential Credits

Homestead Tax Credit

Livable Homes Tax Credit

Surviving Spouse of Fallen Law Enforcement or Rescue Workers

Disabled Law Enforcement or Rescue Worker

Property Jointly Owned by Housing Commission (Shared Equity)

Credits for both Residential and Commercial Properties

State Exemptions                                            High Performance Building

Day Care Provider                                           Historic Renovation

Historic Sprinkler

Commercial Credits

Community Associations                               Property Leased by Religious Organization

Amateur Sports Athletic Fields                     Therapeutic Riding Facilities

Agricultural Land                                             Conservation Land

Commercial & Industrial                                Brownfields Enterprise Zone

Route 1 Improvements 

Tax Credit Forms