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File #: 19-0387    Version: 0 Name: Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2020
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: Budget and Appropriations Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/12/2019
Enactment #: 19-256
Title: Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2020 For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Annual Property Tax, Fiscal Year 2020
Attachments: 1. 19-0387~1st Reader, 2. 19-0387~3rd Reader, 3. Complete Bill File 19-0387

                     Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.

                     [Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

                     City of Baltimore

                     Council Bill 19-0387

                     (First Reader)

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: The Council President

At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

Introduced and read first time: May 6, 2019

Assigned to: Budget and Appropriations Committee                                                                          

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

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Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2020

For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.

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Section 1.  Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, a tax is levied and imposed for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore on all property in the City of Baltimore (except property exempt by law), as follows:

 

(a)                     except as otherwise specified in item (b) of this section, a tax of $2.248 is levied and imposed on every $100 of assessed or assessable value of real property; and

 

(b)                     a tax of $5.62 is levied and imposed on every $100 of assessed or assessable value of:

 

(1)                     personal property; and

 

(2)                     operating real property described in State Tax-Property Article § 8-109(c).

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That this tax shall be paid and collected in the manner prescribed by law including the provisions of Section 10-210 of the Tax-Property Article of the Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland.

 

Section 3.  And be it further ordained, That for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, the semiannual payment service charges to be imposed under State Tax-Property Article section 10-204.3 is 0.69%.

 

Section 4.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the date it is enacted.