Free Income Tax Preparation

We will prepare your Maryland tax return and even electronically transmit it for you free of charge at any of our taxpayer services offices.

To take advantage of this service, bring your completed federal return, all W-2 statements and supporting documents (such as 1099 statements, etc.) and a picture ID with you.

No appointment is necessary. Assistance is available Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Comptroller's Office no longer accepts cash payments at branch office locations.

Payments requiring immediately available funds must be made by certified check, cashier's check or money order.

File for Free in Person

You can obtain free Maryland income tax assistance in person or over the phone by contacting Taxpayer Service at 410-260-7980 from Central Maryland, or 1-800-MD-TAXES (1-800-638-2937) from elsewhere, or in person at any of the 12 locations here. Assistance is available 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.