Property Tax Information

Tax Facts

Your Tax Bill 

Your tax bill is issued in July each year. Taxes are subject to interest and penalty if not received by the date shown on the front of your bill. Real property taxes that remain unpaid by the second Monday in May will be sold to the highest bidder at the County's annual tax sale. Failure to receive a tax bill will not relieve the taxpayer from paying taxes, interest and penalty. 

Tax Bill Explanation

Assessment and Tax Rate 

Your assessment and tax rate are shown on the front of your tax bill. To calculate your bill, multiply the assessment by the tax rate, divide by 100, add any charges -- the result should equal the amount due.
To view your property assessment information, search the State's property assessment database State Search

Constant Yield

Incorporated County Municipalities

Credits​ 

The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation makes tax credits available to qualified individuals. Contact that office for information about the Homeowner's Tax Credit, Homestead Tax Credit, 100% Disabled Veteran Exemption or Blind Exemption. The telephone number is 301-952-2500 or at www.dat.state.md.us 

Charges 

You may have one or more charges on your tax bill:

  • Front Foot Benefit -- the cost of installing sewer and/or water pipes under the street adjacent to the property (for further information, contact the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission at 301-206-8032)
  • Solid Waste Service -- providing trash pickup and/or support of various waste programs (for further information, contact the Department of the Environment at 301-952-7630)
  • Tax Lien -- a charge to enforce unpaid taxes, fines, etc. for State, County and Municipal governments (for further information, contact the Treasury Division at 301-952-4030)
 

Payments 

 

Tax bills must be paid by September 30th in full unless paying semiannually. Semiannual payments are offered for owner-occupied residential property only. Your tax bill must have the statement "Principal Residence" on it.

 

Payments may then be made in two equal installments - the first by September 30th and the second by December 31st.
Payments must be payable to Prince George's County and may be mailed to:

Prince George's County Treasury Division
P.O. Box 17578
Baltimore, MD 21297-1578

OR

Overnight payments only:

Prince George's County Treasury Division
7600 Jefferson Avenue
Landover, MD 20785

OR

Prince George's County Treasury Division
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Room 1090
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Payments may also be made in person at the County Administration Building, Room 1090, 14741 Gov. Oden Bowie Dr., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 via cash, check or money order. Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit cards are accepted. Service fees may apply.​​​​​​​