Waiting for a state tax refund can be really frustrating. It can take weeks or more to get your money. 

In this article, we will share with you where and how to get more information on your Maryland tax refund, what you can do to check updates, and what may be causing the delays (if there are any). Also, you’ll find out about the state tax rates in Maryland.

Where’s My Refund MD?

If you have filed for your Maryland state tax refund, and you’re wondering where your refund is, we have some information that can help you out. 

Where to Check the Status of Your Maryland Tax Refund

Make sure you have a copy of your return on hand when checking the status of your refund. To check the status of your Maryland Tax Refund, you may visit their website at  https://interactive.marylandtaxes.gov/INDIV/refundstatus/home.aspx

Enter the following information:

  • The first Social Security number that was show on your tax return
  • The whole dollar amount for your anticipated refund

Then click the “Check Status” button to check your refund status. 

If you’re an Individual taxpayer, you may visit https://www.marylandtaxes.gov/ and click “Check My Refund”

How to Contact the Maryland State Department of Revenue

Or, you can also call the Maryland State Department of Revenue’s refund line at 1-800-218-8160 or 410-260-7701. Or the Taxpayer Services Division at toll-free 1-800-638-2937 or 410-260-7980. 

Usually, if you filed electronically, your refund will be available for up to 10 business days. On the other hand, if you filed a paper return, your refund will be available for up to thirty days.

What Can Cause a Delay In Your MD Tax Refund

If it’s taking longer than expected for you to get your Maryland state tax refund, it may be due to a delay with your return. So what causes a delay?

Well, there are a number of different reasons that could cause a delay in your Indiana state tax refunds. It may include some of the following, but are not limited to:

  • Requesting a check instead of direct deposit. Or not having the right direct deposit info.
  • Filing a paper return instead of doing it electronically
  • Errors in the math on your return that requires the DOR to investigate it further.
  • The Maryland Department of Revenue may need have some questions about your return. In this case, they may require your to verify some of the information on your return. You may even have to give them some additional information so they have what they need to process your return and refund.
  • Tax returns that have missing information such as social security numbers, missing W2 or 1099 tax form, etc. Your form is incomplete in this case and, until the DOR has all the info it needs, they will not process your refund.

In order to get your refund as fast as possible, make sure your tax return is complete and the information on it is correct. You’ll also generally get things faster if you submit your return online and choose to have the state send you your refund through direct deposit to your bank. These will all help make the process faster and more convenient for you.

Should there be any delays with your Maryland state tax refund, just call the hotline number we have provided above, or visit their website at https://www.marylandtaxes.gov/.

Tax Rates for Maryland

Taxpayers Filing as Single, Married Filing Separately, Dependent Taxpayers or Fiduciaries Taxable Net IncomeMaryland Tax Rates
$0 – $1,0002.00%
$1,000 – $2,000$20 plus 3.00% of the excess over $1,000
$2,000 – $3,000$50 plus 4.00% of the excess over $2,000
$3,000 – $100,000$90 plus 4.75% of the excess over $3,000
$100,000 – $125,000$4,697.50 plus 5.00% of the excess over $100,000
$125,000 – $150,000$5,947.50 plus 5.25% of the excess over $125,000
$150,000 – $250,000$7,260.00 plus 5.50% of the excess over $150,000
Over $250,000$12,760.00 plus 5.75% of the excess of $250,000
Taxpayers Filing Joint Returns, Head of Household, or Qualifying Widows/Widowers Taxable Net IncomeMaryland Tax Rates
$0 – $1,0002.00%
$1,000 – $2,000$20 plus 3.00% of the excess over $1,000
$2,000 – $3,000$50 plus 4.00% of the excess over $2,000
$3,000 – $150,000$90 plus 4.75% of the excess over $3,000
$150,000 – $175,000$7,072.50 plus 5.00% of the excess over $150,000
$175,000 – $225,000$8,322.50 plus 5.25% of the excess over $175,000
$225,000 – $300,000$10,947.50 plus 5.50% of the excess over $225,000
Over $300,000$15,072.50 plus 5.75% of the excess over $300,000

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