Maryland Combined Registration Online Application
You must have a federal employer identification number (FEIN) before you can register your business, unless you are a sole proprietorship and applying for a sales and use tax license only and do not have a FEIN.
Apply for a FEIN
If you are applying for a Sales and Use Tax account and you already have an existing account or you are
requesting to add a Sales and Use Tax account to a consolidated account you must file a paper application.
You may download the paper application
Please fax the completed application to (410)260-7908.
If you are applying for a Sales and Use tax account for the first time, please use the interactive application found at the bottom of the page by pressing
You cannot use this online service to apply for a sales and use tax exemption certificate.
download the paper version to apply for the exemption.
You can use this online application to register the following business tax accounts:
You need to
download the paper version
to apply for the following:
- Admissions and amusement tax account
- Income tax withholding account
- Sales and use tax license (See note above regarding exemption certificates)
- Use tax account
- Tire recycling fee
- Transient vendor license
- Unemployment insurance account
- Alcohol tax license
- Tobacco tax license
- Motor fuel tax account
Complete the paper application and mail to:
Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Center
110 Carroll Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21411-0001
Before you begin the online registration, please review some important
Be sure to print a copy of each page during the online registration process to keep for your records.
Please allow two weeks for processing the Central Registration Application. You will receive your license and coupons (if requested) by U/S. mail.
Only an authorized person may submit a registration. An authorized person is: if the business is a corporation, an officer
of the corporation is authorized to submit a registration on behalf of the corporation; if a partnership, either partner
is authorized to submit the registration; if an unincorporated association, any member is authorized to submit the
registration; if a sole proprietorship, the proprietor/owner must submit the registration. A registration submitted by
an unauthorized person will not be accepted unless received with a Power of Attorney. If a Power of Attorney is
necessary, please click the following link to print the paper version of the Central Registration Application
Complete the application, attach the completed Power of Attorney and fax the documents to (410) 260-7908 or mail it to:
Comptroller of Maryland, Central Registration, 110 Carroll Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21411.
Power of Attorney: Please click the following link to print either of the two Power of Attorney forms that we accept:
Due to a database outage from September 10, 2023, to September 11, 2023, any transaction entered through our system during that time may not have been processed. Please contact Taxpayer Services at 410-260-7980 if you think you were affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this disruption may have caused.