As of 12/27/17, the IRS has advised that prepayment of Frederick County real estate taxes is not deductible on 2017 federal tax returns. For additional details, please visit:

IRS Advisory: Prepaid Real Property Taxes May Be Deductible in 2017 if Assessed and Paid in 2017

If you have already made a prepayment and would like to request a refund, please complete the following form and send it to the Treasury Department:



The Treasury Department collects all revenues deposited in all county accounts. The office is responsible for mailing out tax bills 3 times a year on a timely basis and for the collection and deposit of the monies into the county’s accounts on a daily basis.

A tax sale is held the second Monday of May of each fiscal year. All deeds transferring title to real estate are reviewed to verify that real estate and recordation taxes are paid. Motor vehicle administration automobile license renewals are processed. Citizens may purchase dog/cat licenses, transit bus passes, and recycling bin lids.

Tax Lien Certificates

Tax lien certificates are available for purchase over the counter. Please email for more details.

Breakdown of County Property Taxes

View chart Breakdown of County Property Taxes

Information on the Real Estate Taxes and Fees Bill

View FY19 Back of Tax Bill Information