Recordation Office Policy Change
Effective September 1, 2004 Tax Status Reports must be paid for in advance. The cost is $10.00 per month requested on the report. Reports will only be valid for the month stated on the report. We will endeavor to complete the reports within two business days. Thank you.
Tax Information for You
Frederick County tax bills are mailed out every July 1, and cover the taxing period July 1 - June 30. Discounts are given for payments made during July and August, net taxes are due in September, and interest begins October 1, at the rate of 1% per month until paid. If applicable, municipal, state, fire/rescue and CDA taxes are a part of the county bill. Accounts not paid by the last day of February are considered delinquent, and notices will be sent out to those taxpayers March 15 alerting them that they are eligible for the county's annual tax sale held the second Monday in May. Tax rates in effect for the FY tax year.