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Deceptive Letter Soliciting Payment for Real Property Tax Assessment

A direct mail solicitation has been circulating in Montgomery County offering to petition to have a property tax assessment review for a fee of $99. The Office of Consumer Protection warns property owners to not be fooled into thinking that the letter is from an official government agency. Consumers who have provided credit card information or sent checks to this merchant may file a complaint with the Office of Consumer Protection. Homeowners can request an appeal of a property tax assessment for free by filing a petition directly with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation. Visit their web page below for deadline and details.

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