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Maryland 2013: State Income Tax Subtraction

When itemized deductions on a federal tax return include state income tax, that amount is a subtraction on a Maryland return. If the federal itemized deductions include sales tax instead of state income tax, that amount of sales tax is not a subtraction on the Maryland return.

Certain Maryland customers, who had federal itemized deductions, may have filed an incorrect Maryland tax return.

TurboTax has fixed this issue.

How to tell if you may be impacted

You may be affected if all of the following apply to you:

  • You filed your Maryland state tax return prior to 2/20/2014 AND
  • Your federal return includes Schedule A ( itemized deductions) AND
  • Your federal Schedule A, line 5b box for sale tax is checked AND
  • Your MD Form 502, line 17b or Your MD Form 505, line 26c includes an amount for state income tax.

If you are affected, you may have overpaid your state tax. You may need to amend your Maryland return.

To amend your return:

  • Follow these step-by-step instructions.
  • After you make the changes to your tax return, you will need to mail a copy of your amended state return.
  • Your printed return will include instructions on how and where to mail it.

If you need to contact us, please use the phone number in the email from TurboTax and tell the representative you’re calling about the Maryland 2013: State income tax subtraction