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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Maryland Tax Connect

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Starting February 6, 2024, businesses will be able to access Maryland Tax Connect to file business tax filings.

January 23, 2024 – February 5, 2024 – Due to the transition to Maryland Tax Connect, business tax filing and payment options will not be available until February 6, 2024. Business taxpayers will not be penalized for late filing. Filings and payments affected by the transition will be considered timely.

    January 22, 2024 – Last day to access any incomplete returns or data on bFile and complete Withholding or Sales and Use Tax transactions. bFile will still be available in “View Only” mode. 

    January 26th, 2024- Business taxpayers who need to change their address on file with the Office of the Comptroller must submit a Change of Address form by January 26th. Completed forms should be emailed to CentralRegistration@marylandtaxes.gov.

    February 5-28, 2024 – PIN Notices mailed to business taxpayers to register for MD Tax Connect and authorize third-party access.

    February 6, 2024 – Maryland Tax Connect goes live for business taxpayers and third parties to file a return and make payments as a registered user or guest

Maryland Tax Connect will be a self-service portal that will allow taxpayers to file their taxes online with increased ease and security, enabling taxpayers to interact with the Comptroller’s Office more efficiently. The portal is designed to allow taxpayers to complete important functions themselves, accessible from either a mobile device or a desktop, including:

    Making online payments

    Updating personal information

    Retrieving tax information

    Filing returns

    Viewing filing and tax history

    Registering a business

    Applying for or renewing business licenses

    Applying for sales and use tax exemption certificates

Although all Maryland taxpayers will eventually be able to access Maryland Tax Connect to easily file and pay their Maryland taxes, the process will roll out in phases beginning in February 2024 with business tax types. By 2026, all Maryland taxpayers will be able to pay their state taxes and interact with the Office of the Comptroller through the Maryland Tax Connect portal.

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