The Comptroller of Maryland respects your privacy and the confidentiality of your tax records. We keep all the information we collect at this site strictly confidential, and we use the latest technology to secure the data on this site.
Information We Collect
Our web server software automatically logs the following information every time someone visits our Web site:
||Date the visit occurred.
||Time the visit occurred.
||Internet Protocol address of the visitor.
||Internet Protocol address of Web server accessed. This will always be the IP address of our Web server. We do not and cannot track sites you visit other than our Web site.
||Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) status or error code.
|HTTP Request URL
||Identifies the Web page or file requested.
||Amount of data sent from the Web server to a visitor during that connection.
||Amount of data sent from the visitor to the Web server.
||Type of Web browser or client software that made request to the Web server.
||Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred a visitor to the requested file.
||Version of HTTP used by the visitor's Web browser software.
How We Use the Information
We do not and will not sell this information or distribute it to anyone outside the agency.
We use the information we gather from your visit to help us improve our Web site. For example, by tracking how many people visit the Web site, when they visit, and the pages they visit, we can give visitors more of the kind of information they want and need. And, by tracking client software (e.g., browser type), we can avoid using features on our site that visitors cannot view or use.
Laws That Protect Your Privacy
The privacy of all tax information, including any information you submit to our Web site or information accessed through our Web site (such as the status of your refund), is protected by the Tax General Article of the Maryland Annotated Code, Section 13 - 202. The tax confidentiality law prohibits any state employee from divulging confidential tax information.
If you have any questions....
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