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Recordation Tax

This is Subtitle 16 of the Baltimore City Code, titled “Recordation Tax.” It is part of Article 28, titled “Taxes.” It contains 2 laws.

Editor's Note: Ordinance 04-727 amended § 16-1 to increase the tax rate and added a new § 16-2. Section 3 of Ord. 04-727 provides that the Ordinance “takes effect on September 1, 2004, as to any instrument conveying title or securing a debt that contains a notary acknowledgment dated on or after September 1, 2004, and is presented for recordation on or after September 1, 2004.”
§ 16-1
Tax imposed.
§ 16-2
Partial exemption for owner-occupied residence.