To qualify for the Renter’s Tax Credit the resident(s) must:
- Be legally responsible for the rent;
- Be age 60 or over, or 100% disabled;
- Be a surviving spouse of one who otherwise would have been eligible;
- Or, if a resident is under age 60, they must have had at least one dependent under the age of 18 living with them, and didn’t receive federal or state housing subsidies or reside in public housing, and the combined income of all residents of the home is below the allowable guidelines during the year they apply for the credit.
Applications and more information are available at www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/rtc.html, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling the Tax Credits Telephone Service at 410-767-4433 (in Baltimore); toll-free 1-800-944-7403.