Real Property Transfer Tax to Take Effect Aug. 8
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Real Property Transfer Tax to Take Effect Aug. 8


WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 10, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Board of the County Commissioners of Charles County enacted a county transfer tax in effect Saturday, Aug. 8. Below are the provisions of this tax:

•Rate of the transfer tax is one half of one percent (0.5 %) of the purchase price of the property.

•First-time home buyers are exempt from paying the tax on the first $50,000 of the purchase price of property that has a dwelling unit, provided that the purchaser occupies the property as their primary residence.

•Payment will be payable to Charles County Government.

For detailed information on the transfer tax, visit

If there are any questions concerning the above, please contact the Treasury Division at (301) 645-0685 or (301) 870-2249.


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