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Public Servants Disabled in Line of Duty Could Get Tax Credit from Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. -- Police officers, correctional officers and emergency service workers disabled in the line of duty or the spouses of those workers killed while on duty could benefit under a property tax credit considered Tuesday by the Washington County Commissioners.

The credit, approved by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2008 Regular Session, would apply to the county portion of property tax bills.

County governments can decide whether to adopt the credit and also can determine the amount and duration of the credit.

The Washington County Commissioners discussed the credit Tuesday but took no formal action.

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