Comptroller Franchot Gives Update on Economic Impact of COVID-19

The current health crisis is expected to leave a mark for years to come. Comptroller Peter Franchot says in addition to prioritizing the safety of Marylanders, the financial health of our economy should also be protected. New measures are in place to ensure that residents can have a sense of relief during this time of uncertainty.

MyMCMedia spoke with Comptroller Peter Franchot to get more details about what’s being done.


Business owners are not required to submit Maryland Sales & Use Tax (SUT) for April until June 1st. According to a press release, businesses that have already submitted April SUT may request a refund of their payment by emailing

The filing and payment deadlines for individual and corporate income taxes has also been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020. This extension applies for both state and federal taxes according to officials.

A press release states that fiscal and calendar year filers with tax years ending January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 are also eligible for the July 15, 2020 payment extension. The due date for March quarterly estimated payments have also been extended to July 15.

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