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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot Offers New Mobile-Friendly Tax Payment Service

With the launch of the new, mobile-friendly Comptroller Online Tax Payment Service from Comptroller Peter Franchot, it has never been more convenient for Marylanders to pay their taxes online. This new payment processing service streamlines and expedites tax payments made to the Comptroller of Maryland’s office and helps diminish the manual, paper-filing and payment process. The Comptroller Online Tax Payment Service can be accessed through the State’s official website, www.maryland.gov or through the Comptroller of Maryland’s website, at http://www.marylandtaxes.com/.

“The Comptroller’s office is pleased to provide this new online service for Maryland taxpayers,” said Rhea Reed, Director of the Comptroller’s Revenue Administration Division. “We are always looking for ways to make it more convenient for Marylanders to interact with our office and this service is the latest addition to a large range of online services from the Comptroller’s office.”

The Comptroller Online Tax Payment Service accepts all major credit cards and allows both citizens and business owners to pay for their taxes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via the Web, or from any smartphone or mobile device. Paying online provides Maryland taxpayers with a more convenient way to pay their taxes and increases payment compliance within the Comptroller’s office. Payments may be made for the following tax types:

  • Estimated Personal Income Tax
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Extension Income Tax
  • Existing Liability/Established Debt
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Withholding Tax

Customer and technical support representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide support via email, phone and live chat in the event a taxpayer needs any additional assistance. The Comptroller Online Tax Payment Service was developed at no charge for the Comptroller of Maryland by NIC Maryland, through the self-funded eGovernment services contract with the State Department of Information Technology (DoIT).

About NIC Maryland

NIC Maryland builds, operates, maintains, supports and markets Maryland.gov and its eGovernment services. Maryland.gov is the official website of the state of Maryland (http://www.maryland.gov) and is a collaborative public/private partnership managed by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and NIC Maryland. NIC Maryland helps Maryland state and local government entities web-enable their services and operates without tax funds through a Self-funded eGovernment Services contract. NIC Maryland has developed more than 30 eGov products and services for the State of Maryland since the contract was awarded in August, 2011.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included three times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com

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