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Overview

Real property tax annual bills and the first installment of semiannual bills are due on or before September 30 and become delinquent on October 1.  The second semiannual installment is due on or before December 31 and becomes delinquent on January 1.

Delinquent real and personal property taxes are subject to interest and penalty.  For County taxes and fees, the interest rate is .5% per month or fraction of a month and the penalty rate is .5% per month or fraction of a month.  For State taxes, the interest rate is 1% per month or fraction of a month.  For City of Annapolis taxes, the interest rate is 1.5 % per month or fraction of a month.  For the Town of Highland Beach taxes, the interest rate is 1% per month or fraction of a month.

The Office of Finance has provided the capability for citizens and businesses to pay their Real Estate and Personal Property taxes online using the a credit card on e-check. 

View/Pay Online

Click on the link below to launch our secure payment application for viewing or paying your bill: 

Online Payment System

Convenience Fees

The following Convenience Fees are assessed when you utilize the County's Online Bill Payment Application:

  • Credit cards (processed through Official Payments Corp)  Visa / MasterCard / American Express / Discover
    • 2.6% of transaction total (minimum convenience fee $2.75)
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  • eChecks (processed through BankServ)
    • $1.50 / transaction (minimum transaction $1.00)

Pay By Mail / In Person

By Mail: 

Send Payment To:

OFFICE OF FINANCE
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY GOVERNMENT
PO BOX 17003
BALTIMORE, MD 21297-1003
 

Overnight Delivery Address:

MS 1101
44 CALVERT STREET
ROOM 110
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401

 

In Person:

Payments to the County can be made at any of our cashier locations.

Additionally, non-cash payments (checks and money orders) can be made at any time in the yellow drop boxes at these same locations.

Real Estate Tax bills, Personal Property Bills, Front Foot Assessment bills and Utility bills are mailed with a self-addressed courtesy envelop. Please use this envelope to make payments by mail and be sure to include the bottom portion of the bill in the envelope along with your check or money order.

Contact

  • Finance
  • 44 Calvert Street, MD 21401
  • (410) 222-1144