Maryland Income Taxes and MD State Tax Forms

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Maryland
"The Old Line State"

Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018) Maryland State Income Tax Return forms can be e-Filed in conjunction with an IRS Income Tax Return until October 15, 2019. In January 2020, you can e-File Your Tax Year 2019 Return.

eFile.com makes it easy for you to e-file your IRS and Maryland State Tax Return (e.g resident, nonresident, or part-year resident returns). However, the IRS and the respective State Tax Agencies require you to e-file a Federal Income Tax Return at the same time you e-file a State Tax Return. This is not an eFile.com policy but an IRS and State Agency policy. Thus, technically you cannot e-File anywhere - not just eFile.com - a Maryland Tax Return without also e-filing the associated IRS Tax Return. But there is good news, please read on.

Detailed instructions on how you can only prepare and mail in - not eFile - a Maryland 2018 Tax Return - here via eFile.com. However, you must download/print and sign the forms and mail them to the Tax Agency.

Function
Description
Prepare only a MD State Return
with a State Only Code: FreeFed19
Where Is Your Maryland Tax Refund Money
Step 1: Sign into your eFile.com account and check acceptance by the Tax Agency.
Step 2: Check your Maryland Tax Refund Status.
Where is Your IRS Refund?
Step 1: Sign into your eFile.com account and check acceptance by the IRS.
Step 2: Check your IRS Tax Refund Status.
Maryland Income Tax Extension
How to correct a rejected Tax Return
If your MD Income Tax Return was rejected by the MD Tax Agency - not eFile.com - instructions on how to correct a rejected Maryland Tax Return.
1. Interest on Unpaid Taxes: 11.5% accrued per year and up to maximum penalty 25% of taxes due.
2. Failure to File Penalty: The Comptroller of Maryland charges a 25% penalty for failing to file a tax return.
3. Penalty of Underpayment: 25% penalty of the underpayment tax due.
4. IRS Penalties: Calculate and Estimate your potential IRS Income Tax Return Penalties.

 

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2019 Maryland Income Tax Return Filing Deadlines By Tax Year

Deadline
Type
Description
April 15, 2019
Tax Year 2018 Income Tax Return
Prepare and eFile an IRS (Due Date April 15, 2019) and Maryland State Income Tax Return (Due Date April 15, 2019) until October 15, 2019. - eFileIT*
Expired: April 15, 2019
2018 Income Tax Extension
October 15, 2019
Tax Year 2018 Income Tax Return after the automatic April 15, 2019 Maryland Tax Extension
Last day to eFile a 2018 Maryland State Income Tax Return for Tax Extension Filers and late eFilers. You can only eFile (to file by paper see below) Maryland Income Tax Return together with an IRS Tax ReturneFileIT*
October 15, 2019 via mail-in Forms. Forms incl. Mailing Address are listed below. 
Tax Year 2018 Income Tax Return after the automatic April 15, 2019 Maryland Tax Extension
Deadline for taxpayers who got an automatic MD Tax Extension to file their Maryland Income Tax Return by mail-in Forms - the Forms incl. mailing addresses are listed below - is October 15, 2019. (Optionally: the eFileIT* deadline is Oct. 15, 2019). Instructions on how to only - without the IRS return - prepare and file a Maryland State Income Tax Return on eFile.com.
Tax Amendment for All Tax Years
IRS Due Dates
IRS Tax Return, Extension, Amendment Deadlines
2019, 2020, etc.
Other State Tax Return, Extension, Amendment Deadlines
Select respective State Tax Return Deadlines.
2019, 2020, etc.
IRS Federal Income Tax Return, Amendment, Extension Deadlines
April 15, 2022
2018 Maryland Income Tax Return Refund. IRS Tax Return Refund Claim Deadline
The last day to file - you will not face late filing penalties -  and claim your 2018 Maryland Income Tax Return Refund. This deadline does not apply if you owe 2018 Income Taxes.

E-File These 2018 Maryland State Tax Forms

Prepare and efile these state forms for 2018 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on efile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

Form/Schedule
Description
eFileIT Now*
Form 502
Resident Income Tax Return
Form 502AC
Subtraction for Contribution of Artwork
Form 502CR
Income Tax Credits for Individuals
Form 502D
Personal Declaration of Estimated Income Tax
Form 502INJ
Injured Spouse Claim
Form 502SU
Subtraction From Income
Form 502UP
Underpayment of Estimated Maryland Income Tax by Individuals
Form 502V
Use of Vehicle for Charitable Purposes
Form 505
Nonresident Income Tax Form
Determines your paycheck MD Tax Withholding amount per employer.
Step 1: Complete and submit to your employer(s).
Step 2: Estimate, Calculate your IRS Tax Withholding now.
Not filed with the State. Submit to Employer only.

* Due to IRS and State Tax Agency tax data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a State Income Tax Return while also e-filing a Federal Income Tax Return. This is not an eFile.com created policy, but all online tax web sites have to adhere to this IRS/state issued tax data sharing policy. You can however prepare all 44 State Income Tax Returns on eFile.com if you have already e-Filed or filed your IRS return. Instructions on how you can ONLY prepare and file State Income Tax Return(s). Only on eFile.com can you prepare, file or e-file unlimited State Tax Returns for one low price and not pay for each State return like you would do on H&R Block® vs. TurboTax®. Dare to Compare Now.

Automatic File Maryland Tax Extension

If you already got a federal extension from the IRS and you do not owe Maryland state tax, you receive an automatic six-month extension to file your Maryland state tax return. In this case, you do not have to fill out any additional forms.

If you owe no tax and you did not request a federal extension, you can get an automatic 6-month state extension online with the state or by calling 410-260-7829 from Central Maryland, or 800-260-3664 from everywhere else.

If you owe state tax and you need an extension of time to file, you must file Form 502E by April 15, 2019 and enclose a check or money order for the amount you expect to owe. You can also pay by credit card. If you owe Maryland state tax, you can only get an extension of time to file if you are making a payment with your extension request. You will accrue penalties and interest on any amount left unpaid after April 15, 2019.

2018 Tax Year Maryland Tax Forms

Maryland State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018) can be e-Filed in conjunction with a IRS Income Tax Return until October 15, 2019. Details on how to only prepare and print a Maryland 2018 Tax Return.  The MD Tax Forms and Mailing Address are below - click for the IRS Federal Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018.

Form/Schedule
Description
Resident Income Tax Return
Subtraction for Contribution of Artwork
Income Tax Credits for Individuals
Personal Declaration of Estimated Income Tax
Injured Spouse Claim
Subtractions from Income
Underpayment of Estimated Maryland Income Tax by Individuals
Use of Vehicle for Charitable Purposes
Nonresident Tax Return
Tax Amendment

2017 Tax Year Maryland Tax Forms

Maryland state income tax forms for Tax Year 2017 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017)  can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the Comptroller of Maryland. In addition to filing Maryland Forms you might also have to file the 2017 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
Resident Income Tax Return
Subtraction for Contribution of Artwork
Income Tax Credits for Individuals
Personal Declaration of Estimated Income Tax
Injured Spouse Claim
Subtractions from Income
Underpayment of Estimated Maryland Income Tax by Individuals
Use of Vehicle for Charitable Purposes
Nonresident Tax Return
Tax Amendment

Maryland Tax Facts, Information

Maryland Tax Information and Contacts

MD Tax Type
Description
The state of Maryland levies a 6% sales tax on most goods and some services. There are no additional local sales taxes in Maryland. Some goods--such as food sold in grocery stores, prescription medicines, and newspapers--are exempt from sales tax.
Sales Tax Holiday
From February 15-17, 2020

Maryland holds two annual sales tax holidays. During these holidays, certain items are exempt from Maryland sales tax.

  • Air conditioners
  • Furnaces
  • Clothes washers
  • Heat pumps
  • Solar water heaters (tax-exempt at all times now)
  • Boilers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Refrigerators
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Programmable thermostats
Sales Tax Holiday
From August 11-17, 2019
  • Clothing & footwear (excluding accessories): $100 or less
  • Backpacks & bookbags: first $40
Maryland Tax Fact
Maryland charges homeowners and businesses a "flush tax" of approximately $2.50 a month for producing sewage. These funds are used to help protect the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland Tax Payment Options
Maryland State Tax Agency Contacts
For Mailing Addresses and other contact information contact the Comptroller of MD.

 

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