What do I need to enroll in AutoFile for Maryland?

To enroll in AutoFile for Maryland, you'll need the details listed below:

Maryland AutoFile Enrollment FAQ

What's my State Registered Business Name?

  • This is the business name you provided to the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • It should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork.
What's my MD State Tax ID?
  • This is the 8 digit (no dashes) state certificate number you received from the state when you registered for your sales tax license.

Additionally, to complete the enrollment, you'll need to grant TaxJar 3rd party access. Please follow the instructions below to grant TaxJar access.

  1. Login to your account on the Maryland Tax Connect web portal.
  2. From the top navigation menu, select ‘Manage Authorized Users under the "Profile Information" drop down.
  3. Select the box Add New Authorized User
  4. Enter : 
    • user name: taxjar 
    • confirmation number: TU00000002194 
    • click Next
  5. Select appropriate business and set the Start Date as the first day of the current year. Leave the end date blank. 
  6. Under Assignments, click Apply a Template 
    • Select Full Access 
    • Click Save
  7. Lastly on the confirmation page, confirm the access listed above has been assigned and click ‘Confirm’ in the bottom right corner.

If you need a guided tutorial on how to grant authorized user access, the state has provided step by step screenshots here.

Once you complete this step, we will be able to locate your Maryland sales tax account and verify your account information. 

What's my State Login and  State Passcode?

What is a Marketplace Facilitator?

  • Learn more about Marketplace Facilitators, here.

What's my  Payment Schedule?

  • This is the filing frequency assigned to you by the Maryland DOR.
  • New accounts are set up on a quarterly basis, but may be changed to monthly, quarterly, bi-annual or annual based on your returns. 
    • You will receive advance notice from the Comptroller’s office if there is any change in your filing frequency.
    • If you're not sure of this detail for your account, you can contact the state's DOR and them to confirm this detail for you. (We list contact details for the states here.)
What's my  First Filing Period?
  • Pending successful verification, the period listed here is the estimated first filing period TaxJar will file.
  • The First Filing period is based on the date the enrollment form is saved and the payment schedule.