BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Starting on Monday, branch locations of the Maryland Comptroller’s Office will only be open to residents with appointments.
Comptroller Peter Franchot announced the changes on Friday, saying walk-in visits to the agency’s branch offices are being suspended as part of an effort to keep employees and the public safe from COVID-19.READ MORE: 'He Made That Type Of Impact': Morgan State Remembers Barry Ransom, Student Killed In Towson Monday
“Whether in person or virtually, we pledge to continue to provide the same first-class customer service that taxpayers expect from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office,” Franchot said in a statement.
The changes take effect beginning on Monday, Oct. 4. It’s unclear how long the suspension of walk-in visits will remain in place.READ MORE: Harford County’s Top Health Official Says He Was Fired For Political Reasons, Advocacy Of Masks In Schools And Vaccines
Virtual and in-person appointments can be scheduled online through the agency’s website, where you’ll also find a list of the 12 branch offices.
Residents can also seek taxpayer assistance via email or by calling 1-800-MD-TAXES from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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