Queen Anne’s County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated June 2013

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Queen Anne’s County Treasury Office
Treasury Officer
Liberty Building
107 N. Liberty St.
Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: (410) 758-4064
Fax: (410) 758-4405
E-mail: Treasury@qac.org
Website: Queen Anne’s County Treasury Office

There is a tax credit from Queen Anne’s County Real Property Taxes imposed on a dwelling that is owned by a disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker or the surviving spouse of a fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker:

  1. If the dwelling was owned by the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker at the time the law enforcement officer or rescue worker was adjudged to be permanently and totally disabled or by the fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker at the of the fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker’s death;
  2. If the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker was domiciled in the state as of the date the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker was adjudged to be permanently and totally disabled or the fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker or the surviving spouse was domiciled in the state as of the date of the fallen law enforcement officer or fallen rescue worker’s death and the dwelling was acquired by the disabled law enforcement officer or disabled rescue worker within 2 years of the date the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker was adjudged to be permanently and totally disabled or by the surviving spouse with 2 years of the fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker’s death; or
  3. If the dwelling was acquired after the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker or the surviving spouse qualified for a credit for a former dwelling under item (1) or (2) of this subsection, to the extent of the previous credit.

Amount and Duration of Credit
The amount of the tax credit under the subsections above shall be 100% of the Queen Anne’s County Real Property Taxes and shall continue for so long as the disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker shall continue to qualify as such or so long as the surviving spouse shall continue to qualify under §9-210 of the Tax-Property article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.