Maryland State Tax Guide

Maryland state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Maryland State Tax: Overview

Maryland's state income tax brackets don't reach 6%, but counties can impose their own tax rates. And while the lowest Maryland state income tax rate is 2%, workers with more than $3,000 of taxable income could pay at least 4.75%.

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Up to $1,0002%
$1,001 to $2,000$20 plus 3% of the amount over $1,000
$2,001 to $3,000$50 plus 4% of the amount over $2,000
$3,001 to $100,000$90 plus 4.75% of the amount over $3,000
$100,001 to $125,000$4,697.50 plus 5% of the amount over $100,000
$125,001 to $150,000$5,947.50 plus 5.25% of the amount over $125,000
$150,001 to $250,000$7,260.00 plus 5.5% of the amount over $150,000
More than $250,000$12,760.00 plus 5.75% of the amount over $250,000
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Up to $1,0002%
$1,001 to $2,000$20 plus 3% of the amount over $1,000
$2,001 to $3,000$50 plus 4% of the amount over $2,000
$3,001 to $150,000$90 plus 4.75% of the amount over $3,000
$150,001 to $175,000$7,072.50 plus 5% of the amount over $150,000
$175,001 to $225,000$8,322.50 plus 5.25% of the amount over $175,000
$225,001 to $300,000$10,947.50 plus 5.5% of the amount over $225,000
More than $300,000$15,072.50 plus 5.75% of the amount over $300,000
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Cigarettes$3.75 per pack
Other tobacco products53% of wholesale price (with exceptions)
Vapor Products 12% to 60% of retail price
Beer$0.09 per gallon
Wine$0.40 per gallon
Liquor$1.50 per gallon

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.

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