Departmental Forms & Applications

TAXPAYER SERVICES FORMS FOR BUSINESSES


CORPORATE CHARTER DIVISION

 E-mail: sdat.charterhelp@maryland.gov

Note: Due to the fact that the laws governing the formation and operation of business entities and the effectiveness of a UCC Financing Statement involves more than filing documents with our office, we suggest you consult an attorney, accountant or other professional. Our staff can not act as consultants.

 

Mail completed forms to:
State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Charter Division, 301 W. Preston Street; 8th Fl, Baltimore, MD 21201-2395.  Most of the filing fees for these documents are included in the instructions. You may also view the filing fee schedule online.

Register a Maryland business through the Maryland Business Express.

 

Create or Start a Business in Maryland

Make Changes to an Existing Business

End Cancel or Revive a Business

Foreign (non-Maryland) Businesses

When a non-Maryland corporation, LLC, LLP, LP, etc. makes a initial filing with SDAT that creates or reactivates an account, that filing must be accompanied by written proof of existence from the home state, generally the equivalent of a Certificate of Status.


 

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE FILINGS

NOTE: Under Maryland Criminal Law, a person who files in public records of the Department of Assessments and Taxations a lien or encumbrance against the personal property of another that is based on a false, fictitious or fraudulent statement is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding $10,000 or both for the first offense.

For more information visit the UCC Financing Statement page .


 

BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY 

Mail completed forms to:
State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Personal Property Division, 301 W. Preston Street; 8th FL, Baltimore, MD 21201-2395. For more information visit the Business Personal Property page.

 

 FILE THE BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY RETURN ONLINE

The PDF forms on the SDAT website were created with Adobe Acrobat. Please be certain you have the latest version of the Adobe PDF software installed on your system to access the forms functionality.

Domestic & Foreign Corporations, LLC, LLP and LP Sole Proprietorships & General Partnerships
Form 1 - Personal Property Return Form AT3-51 - Personal Property Return
Form 1 Important Reminder AT3-51 Important Reminder
Instructions for Form 1 Instructions for Form AT3-51
Form 4A (Balance Sheet,) 4B (Depreciation Schedule) and 4C Disposal & Transfer) Form 4A (Balance Sheet,) 4B (Depreciation Schedule) and 4C Disposal & Transfer)

Prior years forms are available online by clicking this link


 


REAL PROPERTY DIVISION & PROPERTY OWNERS


GROUND RENT

Mail completed forms to:
State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Ground Rent, 301 W. Preston Street; 8th FL, Baltimore, MD 21201-2395. For Ground Rent program questions e-mail: sdat.groundrent@maryland.gov


 

TAX CREDITS

Mail completed forms to:
State Department of Assessments and Taxation, 301 W. Preston Street; 9th FL, Baltimore, MD 21201-2395. Please note on the envelope to which program the application is being mailed.

For Homestead program questions e-mail: sdat.homestead@maryland.gov
Homeowners & Renters questions e-mail: sdat.taxcreditapp@maryland.gov


 

REAL PROPERTY

For further information, or to receive a particular form or questionnaire, contact your local Department of Assessments and Taxation office. Completed forms must be returned to the appropriate local assessment office. A list of offices with contact information can be found at http://dat.maryland.gov/realproperty/Pages/Maryland-Assessment-Offices.aspx

Miscellaneous Forms

Petition for Review of Real Property Residential Worksheet Request Form
Designated Property Representative Form          Agricultural Declaration of Intent
Membership in a Cooperative Corporation Agricultural Use Assessment
Property Owner Change of Address Form Marital Separation Affidavit

Exemptions Applications

Commercial Property Income Questionnaires

Apartment Building Hotel/Motel
Assisted Living Facility Marina
Campground Mobile Home Park
Cemetery Nursing Home
Commercial/ Industrial            Section 42 Tax Credit Property
Garage and Parking Lot  Subsidized Housing
Golf Course Tenant List & Rent Schedule


 

MD Land Instrument Intake Sheet (Link to Maryland Judiciary Court Forms Index Page)