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MARYLAND Transfer/Recordation Chart
Jurisdiction Phone Recordation
Tax Rate
County Transfer
Tax Rate
State Transfer
Tax Rate
Allegheny 301-777-5922 6/1000 0.5% .5%
Anne Arundel 410-222-1125 7/1000 1.0% .5%
Baltimore City 410-333-3760 10/1000 1.5% .5%
Baltimore County 410-887-2652 5/1000 1.5% .5%
Calvert County 410-535-1660 10/1000 None .5%
Caroline County 410-479-1811 10/1000 .5% .5%
Carroll County 888-302-8927 10/1000 None .5%
Cecil County 410-996-5375 8/20/1000 Flat Fee
$10/Deed
.5%
Charles County 888-932-2072 10/1000 None .5%
Dorchester County 410-228-0480 10/1000 .75% .5%
Frederick County 301-694-1961 10/1000 None .5%
Garrett County 301-334-1938 7/1000 1% .5%
Harford County 410-638-3474 6.60/1000 1% .5%
Howard County 410-313-3837 5/1000 1% .5%
Kent County 410-778-7460 6.60/1000 .5% .5%
Montgomery County 240-777-9473 6.90/1000 1% .5%
Prince George's County 301-952-3946 4.40/1000 1.4% .5%
Queen Anne's County 800-987-7591 6.60/1000 .5% .5%
St. Mary's County 301-475-4554 8.00/1000 1% .5%
Somerset County 410-651-1555 6.60/1000 None .5%
Talbot County 410-822-2611 6.60/1000 1% .5%
Washington County 301-733-8660 7.60/1000 .5% .5%
Wicomico County 410-543-6551 7/1000 None .5%
Worcester County 410-632-5500 6.60/1000 .5% .5%
  1. $30,000 exemption for buyer's principal residence
  2. New Rate as of 9/1/04. $22,000 exemption if buyer executes affidavit that property will be principal residence for at least 7 of 12 month period immediately following the conveyance.
  3. $22,000 exemption for residential/occupied
  4. $25,000 exemption. for principal residence; $75,000 exemption. for 1st time homebuyer.
  5. $30,000 exemption if primary home 7 out of 12 months.
  6. 1st $50,000 of consideration exempt.
  7. $30,000 exemption for buyer's principal residence.
  8. 1st $50,000 of consideration exempt if buyer's principal residence or same as State rate (1/4%) if first time MD Homebuyer.
  9. $300 credit for owner occupant.
  10. $50,000 exemption. if owner-occupied and principal residence.
  11. $50,000 exemption. if owner-occupied.
  12. $50,000 exemption. if primary home (7 out of 12 months).
NOTE: In the State of MD, all First time MD homebuyers are exempt from % of the state transfer tax. The seller still is required to pay.