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Tax Year 2016 Announcements

Maryland Forms - FINAL

Maryland's 2016 Tax Forms are now FINAL. The Final Software Vendor Version of Maryland forms for tax year 2016 are here. If you have not already done so, complete and submit a 2016 Substitute Paper Vendor Contact Form and read the Maryland Form Approval Process for 2016.

Whatís New for 2016

  • New forms: 
    • 502R - Retirement Income
    • IND PV - Individual Income Tax Payment Voucher (Replaces Maryland Form EL102)
  • Form Design
    • All forms on a 6 x 10 grid
    • Overlay provided to confirm layout.
Other Important Information for Software Vendors

Marylandís Software Designations

Effective January 1, 2014, the Comptroller of Maryland began designating e-File Software Vendorsí Maryland products as either Basic or Comprehensive (see Tax Alert). This applies to both business and individual income tax software packages.

The Basic designation is used for simple returns. Software packages designated as Comprehensive support all electronic forms, including Form 500CR, Amended Returns and the transmission of binary attachments (PDFs).

This process is designed to help taxpayers and tax professionals determine which software will best fit their needs. Please see the list of approved eFile software vendors for individuals and businesses

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