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Taxes

The Maryland Comptroller has extended the state income tax filing deadline by three months until July 15, 2021. No interest or penalties will be assessed if returns are filed and taxes owed are paid by the new deadline. The extension, which applies to individual, pass-through, fiduciary and corporate income tax returns, including first and second quarter estimated payments, is due to recent and pending legislation at the state and federal levels that impact 2020 tax filings and provide economic relief for taxpayers harmed by the COVID19 pandemic.

For businesses struggling to make business-related tax payments due to COVID-19 closures and restrictions they should email taxpayerrelief@marylandtaxes.gov

Licensing and Permitting

  • The governor’s order authorizing the suspension of license and permitting expirations will sunset on June 30, 2021. Timeframe suspensions made before this order will remain in effect until June 30, though agencies may terminate them earlier. Agencies are explicitly authorized to conduct virtual hearings and meetings.
  • Labor’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (O&P) temporarily extended all license expiration dates per the above Executive Order from Governor Larry Hogan. You are encouraged to continue taking your continuing education courses, renewing your licenses online, and performing all other activities that are required for your license to the extent that you are able. To contact a board or commission about your particular license, please visit Labor’s website and select the "Licensing" drop-down menu for email addresses and telephone numbers. Para comunicarse con un representante de servicio al cliente de habla hispana, llame al 443-478-6658.
  • Businesses that are licensed and regulated by Labor’s Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation can email DLFRFinReg-LABOR@maryland.gov with any questions or concerns they may have about licensing requirements.