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Tax Rates

Tax Rates

TaxStateCounty***City
Sales Tax6%No additional local taxNo additional local tax
Real Property Assessment * Rate per $100 of assessed Value$0.11 $0.948$0.823
Business Personal Property * Rate per $100 of assessed valueNone$2.37 $2.37
Machinery, Tools & Equipment (Mfg.)Exempt***ExemptExempt
Manufacturer InventoriesExemptExemptExempt
Warehousing InventoriesExemptExemptExempt
Research & Development Activities, EquipmentExemptExemptExempt
Corporate Income Tax (2008)8.25%None
Personal Income Tax (2008)2.0 - 5.75%2.80%
*Assessment ratio 100%.
** Maryland does not impose a state personal property tax on business. Some business exemptions apply to state sales tax.
***The Washington County "differential" tax rate for properties located within municipalities is .823 per $100 of assessment (.948 outside municipalities).

Tax Rates for Municipalities

CityReal Property RatePersonal Property RateUtility Rate
Boonsboro0.35910.870.87
Clear Spring0.280.700.70
Funkstown0.360.8750.875
Hagerstown0.9132.2832.283
Hancock0.520.950.95
Keedysville0.180.450.45
Sharpsburg0.350.8750.875
Smithsburg0.350.8750.875
Williamsport0.4851.211.21
SOURCE: 
State Department of Assessments & Taxation

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Hagerstown, MD 21740
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