STATE of MARYLAND, DEPARTMENT of ASSESSMENTS and TAXATION PETITION FOR REVIEW OF REAL PROPERTY This petition must be filed with the Supervisor of Assessments no later than the first work day following January 1 to review a value or classification effective for the next taxable year beginning July 1. This form must be signed by the petitioner or an authorized representative. PROPERTY LOCATION_______________________________________________________________ (IF KNOWN) DISTRICT __________ ACCOUNT NUMBER________________________ 1. Full name and address of current owner_______________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ IMPORTANT: If this petition is being submitted by the property owner, do you want the above address to be used as your permanent mailing address? Yes ____ No ____ Are you appealing the value ___ or classification ___ of this property (please check one)? Please state why you feel the value or classification of this property is incorrect (attach additional pages or documents if necessary). __________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ In your opinion, what is the current market value of this property? $________________ If this property is income producing, please attach copies of income and expense statements for the last three calendar years. Please check your preference: ____ Schedule a date to appear for a hearing. ____ I do not wish to appear for a hearing, but desire the above information to be considered in reviewing the current property value or classification.
After this Petition for Review has been considered, you will be furnished a notice showing any change, or denial of change, to the existing valuation or classification. Petitions requesting a review of the current market value may result in a decrease, no change, or increase to the current value. If this Petition is not being submitted by the property owner or his/her agent, a copy of the Petition will be forwarded to the property owner who will also be informed of any decision made as a result of the Petition. If substantial evidence in support of a change in value or classification is submitted, then the property owner will also have an opportunity, scheduled at the discretion of the Supervisor, to state the value or classification of the property and to provide support for that statement. I declare under the penalties of perjury that the statements contained herein have been examined by me, and to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, are true, correct, and complete. _________________________ Signature __________________ Telephone Number ________________ Date
This form seeks information for the purpose of a petition for review on the indicated property. Failure to provide this information will result in denial of your application. However, some of this information would be considered a "personal record" as defined in State Government Article, §10-624. Consequently, you have the statutory right to inspect your file and to file a written request to correct or amend any information you believe to be inaccurate or incomplete. Additionally, personal information provided to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation is not generally available for public review. However, this information is available to officers of the State, county or municipality in their official capacity and to taxing officials of any State or the federal government, as provided by statute. Additionally, if your property would be used by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation as a comparable for purposes of establishing the value of another property in a hearing before the Maryland Tax Court, the requested information, or a portion thereof, may have to be provided to the owner of that other property. SDAT-RP-12-8/06