Whether you’re a Maryland resident or nonresident, find out if you have to file a MD tax return
State taxes are one of the most complicated elements of tax. Sometimes just figuring out whether you have to file at all can be the hardest part.
If you live or work in Maryland you likely have to file a MD tax return. The first step is figuring out whether you are a resident or not. Then, refer to the filing requirements below to see if you have to file a return.
Most residents – generally those who live in Maryland – have to file a tax return. As residents, the state of Maryland has the right to tax all of your income, no matter where it was earned.
The only exception is those whose income falls below the filing threshold. For example, a single person under the age of 65 who makes less than $9,750 doesn’t have to file a return. (more…)