Business Personal Property

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In-person availability: Please be advised that SDAT’s Charter & Personal Property public counter located at State Center in Baltimore is closed to the public until further notice. The Department strongly enocurages online filing when possible, since documents filed online will be processed significantly faster than those filed by mail.

2022 Annual Report Extension System is live: click here​ to request a free extension to filing your business' 2022 Annual Report.​

Coronavirus updates: Please visit Governor Hogan's Coronavirus 2019 Disease Update webpage for general information about the virus, or Maryland Business Express' COVID-19 Business Response webpage for resources available to the business community.

Annual Report filing requirements: ​​​Please be advised that effective January 1, 2021, all legal entities (including foreign entities and domestic non-stock corporations) will be required to file all past-due Annual Reports to revive, reinstate, re-register, or re-qualify with the Department. This is following legal advice obtained from SDAT's Assistant Attorney General's Office.

Maryland Business Express - The Maryland Business Express site makes it easier for business owners and entrepreneurs to planstartmanage, and grow their business! This website combines information previously spread across many state agencies into one, easy-to-navigate site, while also providing a clear outline of the steps involved in starting a business.
The Business Personal Property unit is responsible for the valuation of taxable personal property owned by business entities throughout the state of Maryland. To receive important reminders from the Department join our personal property list serve, by clicking this link. 

Contact the Division
Business Personal Property..............................................410-767-1170
Outside the Baltimore Metro Area.....................................888-246-5941

Primary Mailing Address 
For correspondence, applications, appeals, amended returns and late filing penalty payment)
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Business Personal Property Division
301 West Preston Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2395

Mailing Address for Form 1 Personal Property Returns - initial filings only
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Business Personal Property Division
PO Box 17052
Baltimore, Maryland 21297-1052

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