Comptroller of Maryland. Serving the People. Peter Franchot, Comptroller
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Welcome to the Comptroller of Maryland's Internet tax filing system. This system allows online electronic filing of resident personal income tax returns along with the most commonly associated schedules and forms.
Updated 2020 Forms are Now Available!

2020 Tax Filing Season RELIEF Act
To relieve some of the adverse economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Lawrence J. Hogan signed Senate Bill 496, Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs, and Families Act, referred to as the RELIEF Act. This new law impacts some taxpayers:

The revised 2020 individual income tax forms accommodate all individual filers, including those impacted by provisions of the RELIEF Act.

Filing and Payment Due Date Extended to July 15, 2021
On March 11, 2021, Comptroller Peter Franchot extended the due date for 2020 individual income tax returns and payments to July 15, 2021 to allow taxpayers adequate time to file using the revised forms. Individuals may now schedule direct debits for payment up to July 15, 2021 for their 2020 individual income taxes, as well as 1st and 2nd quarter estimated income tax payments for tax year 2021.

 What you will need to get started:
  • A completed federal return. You will need information from your federal return in order to complete your Maryland return. If you wish to electronically file your federal income tax return, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has entered into agreements with several private companies to provide free electronic filing of federal returns. Some of the companies are including State returns as well. Visit the IRS Free File web page to see if you qualify.
  • If you wish to calculate your Maryland 502 (Resident) return on paper before using this application, click here for Forms and Instructions.
  • Copies of your W2, W2G, 1099R and 1099G forms.
  • Google Chrome is recommended for best performance with JavaScript and cookies enabled.
 System Information
 Choose a tax year and form type
Click on the form you would like to file below. You will be directed to the form's iFile interactive application at which time you will be required to logon to the system if you have not already done so.
For assistance determining which form(s) to file click here.
Tax Year 2021
  Personal Estimated Payment  
Tax Year 2020
  Resident Maryland Tax Return View Demo
  Personal Extension Request and Payment  
Tax Year 2019
  Resident Maryland Tax Return View Demo
Tax Year 2018
  Resident Maryland Tax Return View Demo
Other Forms
  Online Bill Payment  
  1099G Previous Year Refund Inquiry (enhanced users only)  

Do you owe federal taxes?
EFTPS is a tax payment system provided free by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Pay federal taxes electronically - on-line or by phone 24/7.