For tax year 2016, Maryland's personal tax rates begin at 2% on the first $1000 of taxable income and increase up to a maximum of 5.75% on incomes exceeding $250,000 (or $300,000 for taxpayers filing jointly, heads of household, or qualifying widow(ers)). Nonresidents are subject to a special tax rate of 1.75%, in addition to the state income tax rate.
Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City also levy a local income tax, which is collected on the resident state tax return as a convenience to local governments.
There are special tax benefits available to taxpayers 65 and older, military retirees, low income families and families paying for child care. The deadline for filing your Maryland income tax is April 18, 2017, if you are filing on a calendar year basis.
Follow the links below for information on Maryland's individual income tax, including what's new for the current tax year, as well as rates, tax legislation, and frequently asked questions. Visit the Filing information section for information on the specifics of tax filing.