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Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Tax Payments by Direct Debit

This application can be used to pay the alcoholic beverages and tobacco taxes listed below. You must submit the paper returns associated with the payments to the address specified unless you filed an Alcohol tax return electronically. Click to the left for further information on each tax type.

  • Distilled Spirits Tax
  • Wine Tax / Direct Wine Tax
  • Beer Tax
  • Cigarette Tax
  • OTP (Other Tobacco Products) Tax
The State of Maryland has changed depository banks to Wells Fargo Bank. If you have a debit block service enabled to protect your bank account(s) you will need to contact Taxpayer Services to obtain the new Company (Originator) ID before scheduling a direct debit payment on our website.

Contact us via email at taxhelp@marylandtaxes.gov or by calling 410-260-7980 from Central Maryland, or 1-800-MD-TAXES (1-800-638-2937) from elsewhere. If you are contacting us via email, please include your name, address and the last four digits of your Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) in your e-mail message. This will help us generate a quick response to your inquiry.

Enter, in the spaces provided below, the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) and Maryland Combined Registration Number (CRN) of the business for which you are making a payment.

Tax Payer Identification
Federal Employer Identification Number:
Maryland Combined Registration Number:

System Availability - The Online Service center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any home, office, or public access point. However, information may not be available during times of system maintenance. For assistance, contact the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Bureau, Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. est. See our Contact Us link.

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