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§ 12-110. Collection and disbursement

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTax-PropertyEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Tax-Property
Title 12. Recordation Taxes (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Tax - Property, § 12-110
§ 12-110. Collection and disbursement
Collected recordation taxes paid to specific governmental entities
(a)(1) Except as provided in subsections (c) and (d) of this section, in any county except Prince George's, the recordation tax collected by the collector or the clerk of the circuit court shall be paid to the governing body of the county in which the recordation tax was collected.
(2) In Prince George's County the recordation tax is both paid to and collected by the Director of Finance of Prince George's County.
Apportionment of value of property located in two or more counties
(b)(1) A person who offers for recordation an instrument of writing for property located in 2 or more counties shall submit to the collector or the clerk of the circuit court for each county a certificate showing the apportionment of the total value of the property between each of the counties.
(2) For an instrument of writing recorded under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the recordation tax in each county in which the property is located is:
(i) payable at the rate of tax that applies in the county; and
(ii) based on the ratio that the value of the property in that county bears to the value of the property in all counties.
Tax collected under § 12-103(c)
(c) Recordation tax collected under § 12-103(c) of this title shall be paid to the Comptroller for deposit in the General Fund of the State.
Administration costs
(d)(1) The Department shall deduct the cost of administering the recordation tax from the taxes collected under this title and credit those revenues to the fund established under § 1-203.3 of the Corporations and Associations Article.
(2) After deducting the revenues required under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the recordation tax collected under §§ 12-103(d) and 12-117 of this title shall be distributed to the county in which the property is located.

Credits

Added by Acts 1985, c. 8, § 2, eff. Feb. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 171; Acts 1994, c. 720, § 1, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 2000, c. 61, § 6, eff. April 25, 2000; Acts 2000, c. 639, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2000, c. 679, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2007, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 3, § 7, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2019, c. 268, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.
Formerly Art. 81, §§ 277, 278.
MD Code, Tax - Property, § 12-110, MD TAX PROPERTY § 12-110
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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