Kent County Office of Finance

Tax Sale Properties

400 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
Ph 410-778-7478
Fx 410-810-2947

Hours of Operation:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Chief Finance Officer  - Patricia Merritt
Senior Accountant - Jeanne Edwards
Treasury Supervisor - Ken Natale



In accordance with the Maryland Annotated Code, Tax-Property Article, Title 14, the collector of taxes for Kent County hereby gives notice that the following taxes and utilities are due to the state, county or incorporated towns. Unless full payment of outstanding taxes and utilities along with interest and sale costs are made by 4:30 PM on May 7, 2014 in cash or certified funds, the collector will proceed to offer the listed properties for sale to the highest bidder at public auction.

The auction will take place on May 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Commissioners Hearing Room located at 400 High Street, Chestertown, Maryland. The sale will be conducted using a high bid premium pursuant to Tax-Property Article 14-817(B)(2). The high bid premium shall be equal to 20% of the amount by which the highest bid exceeds 40% of the property's full assessed value. The high bid premium is due on the date of the sale and will be returned without interest upon redemption or foreclosure of the right of redemption.

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The sale of Real Estate Tax Sale Certificates over the counter will begin on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:30 AM at the Finance Office located on the second floor of the R. Clayton Mitchell Government Center, 400 High Street, Chestertown, Maryland. Inquiries can be made via telephone by calling 410-778-7478.

Certificates will be sold on a first come first served basis to interested parties. Whoever presents payment and a signed copy of these conditions of sale to the Office of Finance first will receive the tax sale certificate.

Certificates will be sold at the face value of the certificate plus accrued interest. Interest will not be charged to over the counter purchasers for the month of May. For more Information >>>

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