Tax Year 2014 Announcements
Maryland Forms are Final Ė New Approval Process for 2014
Marylandís 2014 Tax Forms are now FINAL. The Final Software Vendor Version of Maryland forms for tax year 2014 are here! If youíve already completed and submitted a 2014 Vendor Contact Form and have read the Maryland Form Approval Process Changes for 2014 you can begin to submit forms for review/approval.
Whatís New for 2014
- PDF form submissions via email. See Maryland Form Approval Process Changes for 2014.
- Form 503 has been discontinued.
- Attachment sequence numbers in top right corner of forms have been discontinued.
- 1D barcoded forms only: Vendor identification in bottom left corner of forms has been removed. (This number must still appear on forms without a barcode.)
Other Important Information for Software Vendors
Marylandís Software Designations
Beginning January 1, 2014, the Comptroller of Maryland began designate eFile Software Vendorsí Maryland products as either Basic or Comprehensive. This will apply to both business and individual income tax software packages. See Tax Alert 8-13.
The Basic designation will be used for simple returns. Software packages designated as Comprehensive will support all electronic forms, including Amended Returns (new for 2013 tax returns) and the transmission of binary attachments (PDFs).
The designations for business and individual will help taxpayers and tax professionals determine which software will best fit their needs.
Approved eFile software vendors are now listed separately for individuals and businesses.
Draft Forms & Specifications
The draft forms for tax year 2014 are here!