Washington County Assessment Office in Hagerstown Maryland

Address and phone number for Washington County Assessment Office, an Assessor Office, at Public Square, Hagerstown MD.


Name
Washington County Assessment Office
Address
3 Public Square, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740
Phone
301-791-3050
Fax
301-791-2925

About the Washington County Assessment Office

The Washington County Assessment Office, located in Hagerstown, Maryland, determines the value of all taxable property in Washington County, MD. Taxable property includes land and commercial properties, often referred to as real property or real estate, and fixed assets owned by businesses, often referred to as personal property. Property assessments performed by the Assessor are used to determine the Washington County property taxes owed by individual taxpayers.

Property owners may contact the Assessment Office for questions about:
  • Washington County, MD property tax assessments
  • Property tax appeals and reassessments
  • Paying property tax bills and due dates
  • Property tax rates and tax roll
  • Washington County GIS maps, property maps, and plat maps
  • Property records and deeds in Washington County
Washington County Property Records

The Washington County Department of Assessment maintains public property records on the physical characteristics for all the real property in Washington County, including building, or parcel size, land area, location, and building type. The office also maintains property maps: Washington County GIS maps, parcel, plot, block and lot maps, and tax maps.

Property Assessments

In order to make adjustments to Washington County property valuations and tax rates, the Assessor tracks real estate market conditions and sales data. The Tax Assessor also works closely with the Washington County Building Department and licensing officials to monitor changes to the property list because of new zoning requirements, construction, building expansions, renovations, or demolitions.

Property Re-Assessments

At set intervals, the Property Assessor's office reassesses all the real property in Washington County. In addition to updating real property values based on changes in market conditions, the revaluation process helps to identify previously unrecorded additions or deletions to the property list, as well as abandoned properties.

Personal Property Assessments in Washington County

Personal property owned by businesses in Washington County is often self-reported on established forms or declarations used by the Assessor's Office. The Office also performs site inspections, reviews property transfer documents and bills of sale, and searches public documents in order to identify taxable personal property for the assessment roll.

Contact the Washington County Assessment Office

You may contact the Assessor's Office by calling 301-791-3050, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Washington County Assessment Office, 3 Public Square, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740


Map of Washington County Assessment Office in Hagerstown Maryland


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