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First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit
MD State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation (SDAT)


Program Overview

First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit is a is a credit applied on the settlement sheet against the county portion of the transfer tax (50%) for any individual who is purchasing for the first time in the State of Maryland. The credit is available in all counties in Maryland.

Property Eligibility Requirements

Benefit Details

the assistance amount is equal to 50% of the total transfer taxes as applied to the property at the time of settlement.

Benefit: This benefit is only available to buyers who are purchasing their first primary residence in the State of Maryland.
Homebuyer Counseling /
Education Required:
Owner Occupancy Required:Yes

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