Mission Statement

The mission of the Treasury Department is to ensure that the County’s financial resources are collected, protected, invested and distributed in a fiscally responsible manner;  and to provide optimal financial services to a wide range of constituents including citizens, taxpayers, businesses, agencies and employees of the County with an effective and efficient team of employees.  Each day we strive to strengthen the County’s financial position and reputation, maximize staff productivity and deliver the most compassionate, friendly and efficient service possible.

Payment Options During Building Closure

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many County buildings remain closed to the public. However, the Treasury drive-thru window at 30 N. Market Street is open for payments Monday – Thursday from 8 am – 4 pm, and Friday from 8 am – 11 am. Property tax payments may also be made at the Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management drive-thru window at 4520 Metropolitan Court on Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4 pm. Property taxes may also be paid online using a credit card or e-check as well as mailed to the Treasury Department. There is a secure drop box located at the front entrance of 30 N. Market Street where payments can be dropped off at any time. For questions on payment options, please contact the Treasury Department at 301-600-1111 or email. Thank you!

Breakdown of County Property Taxes

View chart Breakdown of County Property Taxes

Information on the Real Estate Taxes and Fees Bill

View FY21 Back of Tax Bill Information

Recordation Tax Change Information

Effective October 1, 2020  Recordation Tax Change Notice

Tax Lien Certificates

Tax lien certificates are available for purchase over the counter. Please email for more details