If you live in the Hillendale, Northbrook, Pelham Woods, or Taylor/Dartmouth areas of Baltimore County, you may qualify for this credit. Credits for homes purchased in Baltimore County must have been applied for by December 31, 2005.
After certification by Baltimore County, you may claim an income tax credit equal to the property tax credit granted by Baltimore City or Baltimore County. Enter the amount on line 1 of Part H of Form 502CR and attached a copy of the certification.
The credit is based on a property tax credit allowed by Baltimore County over a ten-year period. The credit can be claimed in any tax year a property tax credit was allowed.
The property tax credit is a percentage of the property taxes paid each year on the home. The income tax credit is equal to 100% of the property tax credit allowed during the tax year.
|Years after purchase
||Percentage deductible each year
|1 to 5
|11 and over
If the credit exceeds your tax liability, the unused credit may be refunded.