BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Monday that some call centers dedicated to helping people with their taxes would close at the end of the day.
Taxpayer services at 1-800-MD-TAXES will stop after 4:30 p.m.READ MORE: Kendrick Hasty's Death Ruled Homicide, Linked To 2016 Baltimore Shooting
In a statement, Franchot says the move is keep employees safe.READ MORE: Pasadena Man Died In Dec. 2020 As a Result Of 1984 Shooting, Medical Examiner Rules
The statement went on to say “By extending the filing and payment deadline for individual and corporate income taxes to July 15th, as well as postponing most business tax payments until June 1st, we’ve given taxpayers extra breathing room, and allowed our staff to continue answering taxpayer questions without report to state offices.”
Essential employees will focus on processing income tax returns and issuing refunds as quickly as possible.MORE NEWS: A Year Ago, Maryland Reported Its First COVID Cases. Today Gov. Hogan Will Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives To The Virus
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