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012: Tax Credits

020Application10Who is a Homeowner Eligible to Apply - Homeowners
020Application20Income Definition - Homeowners
020Application30What Are the Special Limitations on Applications - Homeowners
020Application40Definition of Dwelling - Homeowners
020Application80Filing Deadline Requirements - Homeowners
020Application90Verification of Income - Homeowners
020Application101Application Items 1 & 8: Name and Address - Homeowners
020Application109Item 9 - Different Mailing Address - Homeowners
020Application102Application Items 2 & 6: Social Security Numbers - Homeowners
020Application110Item 10 - Marital Status - Homeowners
020Application112Item 12 - Other Real Estate Owned By the Applicant - Homeowners
020Application113Item 13 - Principal Residence and Live There Since - Homeowners
020Application111Item 11 - County Account No. or Ward - Homeowners
020Application114Item 14 - Dependents Defined - Homeowners
020Application115Item 15 - Homeowners
020Application116Item 16 - Any Portion of Dwelling Used for Business - Homeowners
020Application117Item 17 - If Rented Part of Dwelling - Homeowners
020Application119Interest Income - Homeowners
020Application118Wages, Salaries, Tips, Bonuses, Commissions, Fees - Homeowners
020Application122Real Profits (Net) - Homeowners
020Application120Dividends - Homeowners
020Application121Capital Grants - Homeowners
020Application123Business Profits (Net) - Homeowners
020Application125Unemployment Insurance; Workmen's Compensation - Homeowners
020Application127Social Security - Homeowners
020Application129Other Federal Pensions (Not Including VA Benefits) Per Year - Homeowners
020Application126Alimony; Support Money, Public Assistance Grants - Homeowners
020Application124Room and Board - Homeowners
020Application128Railroad Retirement Benefits Per Year - Homeowners
020Application130Veterans Benefits Per Year - Homeowners
020Application131Other Pensions and Annuities Per Year - Homeowners
020Application136Applicant and Spouse's Signatures - Homeowners
020Application135Federal Income Tax Field? - Homeowners
020Application133Gifts Over $300 (Received); Inheritance - Homeowners
020Application134All Other Income (Indicate Source) - Homeowners
020Application137Application Not Open to Public Inspection - Homeowners
020Application132Deferred Compensation - Homeowners
030Calculation30Denial Letter and Right of Appeal - Homeowners
030Calculation10Method of Credit Calculation - Homeowners
050Mobile Homes10Miscellaneous Provisions Eligibility of Trailers - Homeowners
065Application10Eligibility - Renters
150Homestead Credit10Eligibility Requirements
150Homestead Credit25Damaged /Razed Property
150Homestead Credit20Disqualifying Conditions During Previous Taxable
150Homestead Credit32Maintenance
150Homestead Credit35Credit Eligibility for New Purchasers
150Homestead Credit30Calculations
150Homestead Credit15Cooperative Corporations
150Homestead Credit31Disqualification
150Homestead Credit40Correction of Occupancy Status
150Homestead Credit4525% Penalty
160Local Tax Credits10Itemized Listings
170Dwelling Transfer to a Trust20Homestead and Homeowners' Credit Eligibility
170Homeowners' and Homestead Credits10Appeals - Homeowners
180Agricultural Limited Liability Company10Continued Eligibility - Homeowners
180Agricultural Limited Liability Company15Disqualification - Homeowners
180Agricultural Limited Liability Entities5Application - Homeowners
200Credit12Data Processing Procedure - More Jobs Act Property Tax Credit
200Valuation and Credit 10Requirements of the Department - MD Environmental Trust Conservation Credit
300Eligibility Standards15How Does a Property Qualify for Enterprise Zone?
300Eligibility Standards16When Should a Business Apply for Enterprise Zone?
300Eligibility Standards10What is the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit?
300Eligibility Standards21Miscellaneous Provisions - Enterprise Zone
300Eligibility Standards20What is Eligible Assessment and How Calculated for Enterprise Zone?
300Eligibility Standards25Enterprise Pipeline and Budget Considerations - Enterprise Zone

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