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Frequently Asked Questions for Seniors and Retirees

3. How is the local income tax calculated?

The local income tax is calculated as a percentage of your taxable income. Local officials set the rates, which range between 1.75% and 3.20% for tax year 2017.

Your local income tax is based on where you live. Be sure to use the correct rate for your local jurisdiction. For more information, see Local Tax Rates.



 
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Seniors and Retirees FAQs
  q1 - Do I have to file a Maryland return?
  q2 - What is Maryland's state income tax rate?
  q3 - How is the local income tax calculated?
  q4 - What's important to know about personal exemptions?
  q5 - What benefits are available for two-income couples?
  q6 - Does Maryland tax Social Security benefits?
  q7 - Can I claim Maryland's pension exclusion?
  q8 - Does Maryland offer a tax break for long-term care insurance?
  q9 - Is there a special tax benefit for military retirees?
  q10 - I am retired from the federal government. Can I have state tax withheld from my pension?
 
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