Comptroller of Maryland. Serving the People. Peter Franchot, Comptroller
Maryland Taxes
Maryland Taxes: Find all tax-related information and services. Maryland's Money: Resource for transparent financial reporting. Comptroller of Maryland: Information and resources for government agencies, state employees, vendors, and the general public. Media Services: Outlet for agency and Comptroller news. Online Services: Links to all agency online services and applications. Search Engine: Find it Fast! Translate the website to many languages Home Page

Frequently Asked Questions About Employer Withholding

14 - 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 taxhelp@comp.state.md.us 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



 
Links for Withholding FAQs
Taxpayer Assistance
Frequently Asked Questions
Business Tax FAQs
Withholding FAQs
  q1 - How do I register for a business tax account?
  q2 - Can I make business tax payments electronically?
  q3 - When are my employer withholding reports due?
  q4 - I did not receive my coupons for making my withholding tax payments. How can I get these coupons?
  q5 - Can you send me a letter verifying my withholding account number?
  q6 - Am I required to withhold taxes for domestic help?
  q7 - How do I report zero tax due for my withholding account?
  q8 - How do I reconcile my withholding account?
  q9 - I received a withholding bill in the mail showing no balance due. Why?
  q10 - I have a credit on my withholding account. Can I use it to pay my next report?
  q11 - I have a credit on my withholding account. Can I get this refunded?
  q12 - I need to close my employer withholding tax account. How can I do this?
  q13 - What are the requirements for magnetic media filing?
  q14 - How do I change the name of my business for my tax records?
 
Download for Adobe Reader

Maryland.gov Homepage