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Maryland has eight marginal tax brackets, ranging from 2.00% (the lowest Maryland tax bracket) to 5.75% (the highest Maryland tax bracket). Each marginal rate only applies to earnings within the applicable marginal tax bracket.
In Maryland, different tax brackets are applicable to different filing types. Married couples filing their Maryland income tax return jointly will usually have wider tax brackets than those filing separately or as an individual.
You can think of the bracketed income tax as a flat amount for all of the money you earned up to your highest tax bracket, plus a marginal percentage of any amount you earned over that.
Technically, you don't have just one "tax bracket" - you pay all of the Maryland marginal tax rates from the lowest tax bracket to the tax bracket in which you earned your last dollar. For comparison purposes, however, your Maryland tax bracket is the tax bracket in which your last earned dollar in any given tax period falls.
Please note: Our Maryland tax brackets are currently from tax year 2014. Many states adjust their tax brackets yearly, and we will update the Maryland tax brackets for 2015 as soon as they become available.
If you would like to file your Maryland income tax return by mail, you can download 2015 Maryland tax forms here.
Your 2015 income tax return was due on April 15th, 2016. The IRS and Maryland will soon be accepting tax returns, so you can start your online tax return today for free with TurboTax.
You can use the income tax estimator to the left to calculate your approximate Maryland and Federal income tax based on the most recent tax brackets.
Keep in mind that this estimator assumes all income is from wages, assumes the standard deduction, and does not account for tax credits.
For a more detailed estimate that takes these factors into account, click "View Detailed Estimate" (this will will redirect to an external website).Deductions
When calculating your Maryland income tax, keep in mind that the Maryland state income tax brackets are only applied to your adjusted gross income (AGI) after you have made any qualifying deductions.
Qualifying deductions might include an itemized deduction, the Maryland standard deduction, exemptions for dependants, business expenses, etc.
Remember that Maryland may have very different deduction laws from the Federal Income Tax, so you may have to write a whole new list of deductions for your Maryland income tax return.
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- The Maryland tax brackets on this page were last updated from the Maryland Department of Revenue in November, 2012. Please contact us if any of our Maryland tax data is incorrect or out of date.
- Maryland tax return forms are available on the Maryland tax forms page or the Maryland Department of Revenue.
- Before the official 2016 Maryland income tax brackets are released, the brackets used on this page are an estimate based on the previous year's brackets. These numbers are subject to change if new Maryland tax tables are released.
- The income tax estimator tool is provided by Tax-Rates.org.