Important Dates





PLEASE NOTE: Properties will be removed from the list as payments are received from taxpayers. The website will be updated weekly.


The final property list for the 2023 Tax Sale will update after 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2023.


April 7, 2023

The list of properties to be offered at tax sale becomes available on the tax sale website:


April 7 - 23, 2023

Online tax sale registration for the 2023 Tax Sale begins. A non-refundable $150.00 registration fee and a $1,000.00 deposit is required.  The $1,000.00 deposit is applied toward the purchase of tax sale certificates and refunded if no certificates are awarded.  The $150.00 registration fee is not applied toward the purchase of tax sale certificates.


April 13, 20, 27 & May 4th,2023

Advertising in local newspapers.  Enquirer Gazette and The Prince George’s Post.


April 23, 2023 

Last day to register for the 2023 Tax Sale. You must upload your completed IRS W-9, by 5:00 p.m. EST.


May 1, 2023 

The bid submission begins. Bids will be awarded to the highest bidder on May 8, 2023.


May 5, 2023

The final tax sale listing will be posted on the tax sale website after 4:30 p.m. There will be a notation on the website indicating the final update has been completed. All accounts on the final listing will be auctioned o by an online Public Auction on May 8, 2023.


May 8, 2023

 Tax Sale - Certificates for the Public Auction will be grouped into (3) three batches.  Each account will be awarded to the highest bidder for each sale. Results will be displayed an hour following the close of each batch.

* First batch will close at 10:00 a.m. EST.

     * Second batch will close at 12:00 p.m. EST.

                                    * Third batch (non-improvement lots) will close at 2:00 p.m. EST


May 8, 2023

Tax Sale ends at 2:00 p.m. EST. All successful bidders/purchasers will be notified by e-mail by 5 p.m. EST.

Successful bidders must wire the total amount due for all winning certificates purchased, including the high bid premium, no later than 4:00 p.m. EST. on May 9, 2023, the day following the tax sale. 

Assignment Sale

Certificates for properties not purchased at tax sale on May 8, 2023, may be purchased at lien value after the tax sale. The date and time of the Assignment Sale and instructions will be posted on the tax sale website after May 18th.

September 9, 2023

Attorney information can be added to the Treasury system. Legal fees (up to $500.00 + $250.00 title search fees and postage) must be paid to the attorney and release must be obtained prior to tax account redemption. 

November 9, 2023

Foreclosure of Right of Redemption filings may occur after this date. Additional legal fees may be incurred.


updated 1/24/2023.

All bids must be made in good faith. All bids placed, whether intentional or not, are the responsibility of the bidder and may not be withdrawn. Should a successful bidder not make full payment for any or all of the certificates that are awarded in the tax sale, including any associated High Bid Premium, they will not be awarded any certificates and they may be prohibited from participating in future tax sales. The certificates will be awarded to the next highest bidder. No budgets will be established for the purpose of determining the maximum amount allowable for the purchase of certificates. All bidders are required to monitor their auction account to ensure funds for successful bids are available for payment at the close of the auction. Please be aware that your information provided may be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA).

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