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Maryland Board of Individual Tax Preparers

License, Registration or Permit Renewal Dates
For those currently practicing on extended status,
your updated renewal date has been set to June 15, 2021.

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated October 22, 2020)

The offices of the Board of Individual Tax Preparers are open and serving our customers through our online registration resources, and via e-mail and telephone. To protect the health and safety of our customers and employees, walk-in assistance is not yet available. We can be reached using our contacts page for e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of individual staff members.

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 are open and scheduling exams. Check the status of your testing center directly for updated scheduling and exam information. (Updated March 4, 2021)

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