Maryland now requires all homeowners to submit a one-time application to
establish eligibility for the Homestead Tax Credit. The Homestead Tax Credit
Eligibility Application is needed to insure that homeowners receive the
Homestead credit only on their principal residence. To read more about the
Homestead Tax Credit program go to www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/homestead.html
In order to submit a Homestead Tax Credit Eligibility Application through this
site you must have been issued from this Department an application containing
your Real Property Account Number and an Access Number. You will be required to
enter the account and access numbers as part of the submission process.
You can find out if you have already filed an application by looking up your
property in our Real
If you have not received an application, or previously applied for the
Homestead credit, click
here to access a PDF version of the application.
You may also
request an application by telephoning the Homestead office at 410-767-2165 in
the Baltimore Metropolitan area or 1-866-650-8783 elsewhere in Maryland.
If you would like to apply online we can send your Account Number and an Access
Number via email at Hcredit@dat.state.md.us
. You must provide your
full name and address including county in order to receive the information by
To begin the Application Process select the jurisdiction where the property is
located. The information you enter will be on an encrypted protected system.