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Maryland Board of Individual Tax Preparers

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated April 21, 2020)

The offices of the Board of Individual Tax Preparers currently have limited access to the public. Please be patient with us, as it may take longer than usual to respond to voicemails and e-mails. E-mails are preferable to phone calls at this time. We can be reached using our contacts page for telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of individual staff members, or you may send your concerns to our general e-mail address and your message will be routed to the appropriate person.

It is important to note that all registration expiration dates have been temporarily extended per an Executive Order from Governor Larry Hogan. You are encouraged to continue taking your continuing education courses, renewing your registration online, and performing all other activities that are required for your registration to the extent that you are able.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

Welcome to our home page. The mission of the Board of Individual Tax Preparers is to establish educational and professional standards of competence and conduct for individual tax preparers providing federal and state tax return service for Marylanders. The Board accomplishes this mission through a framework of examination, registration, continuing education, investigation of consumer complaints, and enforcement of State law and regulations.

News and Updates

New! Exam candidates: The testing vendors that administer licensing exams for our boards and commissions have begun reopening Maryland test sites. Check the status of your testing center directly for updated scheduling and exam information. (Updated June 24, 2020)

Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself

Recent Changes for Maryland Tax Return Preparers

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

COMAR 09.38.01 General Regulations - 45:21 Md. R. 983 (10-12-18)

To register your comments with the Board, send your letter to the Maryland Board of Individual Tax Preparers, 500 N. Calvert Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202; call 410-230-6257; or e-mail

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Maryland Board of Individual Tax Preparers
500 N. Calvert Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651