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Frequently Asked Questions from Tax Professionals

9. I'm thinking about becoming an e-file provider. How do I get started?

To become an approved e-file provider and file tax returns electronically, you must first apply for acceptance by IRS and you must agree to follow all requirements and specifications of the Maryland electronic filing program. You must also obtain a valid IRS Electronic Filer Identification Number (EFIN). For more information, see How to Become an Approved E-file Provider.



 
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Tax Professionals FAQs
  q1 - How do I know when Maryland will decouple from federal tax law?
  q2 - How do I register for the annual Federal-State Tax Institutes?
  q3 - How can I arrange for a speaker to come talk to my organization?
  q4 - Where can I find Maryland tax laws and regulations?
  q5 - What is the best way to contact you when I have a technical question?
  q6 - Can I obtain Maryland forms on compact disc?
  q7 - How can I set up an electronic funds transfer?
  q8 - Where can I review recent court decisions affecting Maryland tax law?
  q9 - I'm thinking about becoming an e-file provider. How do I get started?
  q10 - How can I establish power of attorney for state tax purposes?
  q11 - Can Maryland fiduciary returns be electronically filed?
  q12 - How does Maryland monitor compliance among tax practitioners?
  q13 - If my clients electronically filed return is rejected and must be filed on paper how do I document this?
  q14 - If my client opts out of electronic filing how do I document this so that there is no penalty under the electronic filing mandate for preparers?
  q15 - How do I submit copies of other states returns with my clients electronic return?
  q16 - How do I submit required attachments with my client's electronic return?
 
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