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Tax Clearances for License Renewals, and State Contracts and Grants

When a tax clearance has been denied for a license renewal, state contract or grant, contact the Compliance Division for assistance by phone, fax or e-mail at the numbers and addresses listed below.

To obtain a tax clearance for a contract with the state of Maryland, e-mail or fax the request to the Compliance Division's Business Tax Collection Section. Be sure to include the full name of the corporation and the corporation's federal employer identification number.

Once the tax issue has been resolved, the Comptroller's Office will notify the appropriate agency.


Individual Income Taxes
Phone: 410-974-2432 or 1-888-674-0016
Fax: 410-974-3053

Business Taxes

Phone: 410-649-0633
Fax: 410-333-7499

Links for What Happens if I Dont Pay
Tax Compliance Information
Business Tax Compliance
What Happens if I Dont Pay
  Motor Vehicle License and Registration Nonrenewal
  Penalties, Interest and Late Charges
  Estimated Assessments
  Liquor License Renewals and Transfers
  Charter Forfeitures
  Tax Clearances
  Liability Offset Program
  Business and Professional License Hold
  Attach Your Assets
  File a Tax Lien
  External Collection Agency Referral
  Caught in the Web
  Other Collections Actions
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