15 - How do I change the name of my business for my tax records?
To change the name of your business, you must first report the change to the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation. (SDAT) by submitting a completed Trade Name Amendment or Cancellation Form with SDAT.
Next, send us a letter or e-mail confirming the new business name and attach a copy of your completed Trade Name Amendment, Cancellation Form or Amended Articles of Incorporation.
Please include the following in your correspondence:
- Former business name.
- New business name.
- Business address and telephone number.
- Nine-digit federal employer identification number (FEIN) or eight-digit Maryland central registration number.
You can contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Center
Taxpayer Service Section
Annapolis, Maryland 21411
To report other business-related changes with SDAT, see SDAT's Forms and Applications