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Maryland New Sales Tax Return Form November 2012


The Maryland Comptroller's office announced that beginning November 1, 2012 businesses using paper forms to file Maryland sales and use tax returns must use a new form

Form 202, the new Maryland sales and use tax return form, will include a 2D barcode for processing returns "quickly and accurately."

However, the Comptroller's office reminds Maryland taxpayers that ". . . the fastest, safest, and easiest way to meet your sales and use tax obligation is to file and pay electronically." The following electronic filing options are available:

  • "bFile – File online for free using bFile at www.marylandtaxes.com . . .
  • EFT – Pay by electronic funds transfer, using direct debit or credit methods. To register, call 1-800-638-2937.
  • Credit Card – Pay by credit card online at www.officialpayments.com or by calling 1-800-2PAYTAX" [links added].

Web technology continues to make sales tax filing safer and easier. Learn more about a completely automated and stress-free sales tax filing solution.


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Will Frei
Avalara Author Will Frei
Will Frei covers sales tax news including best practices, legislation and sales tax technology. He is the Social Media Manager at Avalara.