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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on May 14, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Maryland, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Business Response website or the Department of Human Services' Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources.

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Description of Program and Relief

State Income Tax Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

In line with the federal extension on income tax payments to July 15, 2020, the Maryland Comptroller announced that Maryland individuals and businesses will not be penalized or owe interest on late state tax payments so long as those payments are made by July 15, 2020. Taxpayers who take advantage of the federal extension to file their return will be automatically granted an extension on their Maryland state filings.

Government or Lead Agency

State of Maryland

Dates Available

Effective immediately

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions


Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


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