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Credit Card Payments

Individuals can pay their Maryland taxes with a credit card. This service applies to taxes owed for the current year or any back year (if you have a bill). If you file your return electronically by April 15, you have until April 30 to make the credit card payment. You can make your individual tax payment online or by telephone through one of the providers listed below.

Electronic Filers

Electronic filers do not need to submit form EL102 if you choose to pay by credit card.  See more information on electronic filing and paper forms that may need to accompany it.

Estimated Taxes

If you choose to pay your estimated quarterly income taxes with a credit card, either online or by telephone, then you do not need to file Form 502D.

General Payment Information

All companies collect a non-refundable, convenience fee for processing the credit card payment; this fee does not go to the state of Maryland.

  • NICUSA, Inc. - accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover payments online. No phone option is available. Do not include the amount of the convenience fee as part of the tax payment.
  • Official Payments Corporation - accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover payments by telephone.  Call toll-Free 1-800-2PAY-TAX (1-800-272-9829). Do not include the amount of the convenience fee as part of the tax payment.

You may also be asked to provide the following information:

  • 13-digit notice number from your tax bill
  • Social Security number or Federal EIC
  • Address with Zip Code
  • Email Address
  • Phone number
  • If you are calling Official Payments to pay by credit card, please use Jurisdiction Code 3000

After your payment is authorized, you will be given a confirmation number that you should keep for your records.

Payment Option Vendor Name Convenience Fee Tax Types Supported Credit Cards Accepted
Online payments NICUSA, Inc. 2.49% All Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
Telephone payments Official Payments 2.49% All Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express

 



 
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  Direct Debit
  Estimated Tax Payments
  Online Bill Pay
  Check and Money Order Payments
  Tax Payments Tax Tips
  Credit Card Payments
 
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