Maryland Corporation & LLC Filing Requirements

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General Info

 

Agencies

If you have further questions regarding business taxes, need additional tax forms, or want to communicate with your state's tax division, here is the agency's contact information.

Department of Assessments and Taxation
Charter Division
301 West Preston Street, Room 801
Baltimore, MD 21201-2395
(410) 767-1340
1-888-246-5941

E-mail: charterhelp@dat.state.md.us

http://www.dat.state.md.us/

Business Entity Forms: http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/sdatforms.html#entity

 

Maryland State Statutes

To research the State Statutes for Maryland Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships, click here.

 

Licensing

Business Licenses - Contact your state or local agencies regarding licensing issues.

 

Name Check

To check your company's name availability CLICK HERE.

  

Corporations 

 

Annual Filing Requirements

 

Annual Report

Fee:

Every business corporation shall submit an annual report on personal property to the Department of Assessments and Taxation. The annual report filing fee for both domestic and foreign corporations is $300.

 

 

Forms:

Annual Form 1 - 2012 Personal Property Return (instructions)

Business Tax Forms - Tax Forms for 2012 (also 2000-2012)

Department of Assessments and Taxation mails forms to the address the corporation has supplied.

 

Due Date:

 

The Personal Property Return and Annual Report are due by April 15th.

Limited Liability Company

Annual Filing Requirements

 

Annual Report

Fee:

Every LLC shall submit an annual report on personal property to the Department of Assessments and Taxation. The annual report filing fee for both domestic and foreign LLCs is $300.

 

 

 

Forms:

Annual Form 1 - 2012 Personal Property Return (instructions)Department of Assessments and Taxation mails forms to the address the LLC has supplied.

Business Tax Forms - Tax Forms for 2012 (also 2000-2012)

 

 

Due Date:

The Personal Property Return and Annual Report are due by April 15th.