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Town Meeting Adopts FY 2018 Budget and Tax Rate

The property tax rate for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will decrease to $0.255/$100 assessed valuation. The dwelling unit charge, which is tied to the cost of trash and recycling collection, will rise to
$117 per dwelling. Hard copies of the adopted budget detail are available at the Town Office. You
may also review the budget on the Town website at washingtongrovemd.org. Please contact Treasurer Mary Challstrom at [email protected] (301-926-4498) or Mayor Joli McCathran at [email protected] (301-869-5358) if you have questions.

Summary of Ordinance 2017-01

This ordinance adopts the Town budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018, and levies an ad valorem tax on all assessable property within the Town of Washington Grove, Maryland. The ordinance will be effective June 21, 2017.

New County Property Tax Credit for Older Individuals and Military Retirees

If you are over 65 years of age and have either:

  • Lived in the same dwelling you currently own for at least the preceding 40 years, or
  • Are a retired member of the United States armed forces;

you may be eligible for a 20% tax credit on your County property taxes only.

For information about eligibility and application details go to:

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