SECTION III – ALL BUSINESS ENTITIES COMPLETE
A. Does the business own, lease, or use personal property located in Maryland?
If you answered yes, but your entity* is exempt, or has been granted an exemption from business
personal property assessment by the Department. DO NOT complete the Personal Property Tax
Return. For religious groups, charitable or educational organizations, the form SD-1 is optional.
B. Does the business require or maintain a trader’s (retail sales) or other license with a local unit of
government? "If you are unsure of whether this applies to you, please contact your county's Clerk of
the Court at https://www.courts.state.md.us/pia/clerks. Maryland Annotated Code, Business Regulation
Article §17- 1808 allows counties and municipalities to adopt a Uniform Trader's License Fee."
C. Did the business have gross sales in Maryland?
If yes, $ total or amount of business transacted in MD.
D. Did the entity dispose, sell, or transfer ALL of its business personal property prior to January1?
If you answered yes, please complete form SD-1. Do not complete the Personal Property Tax Return.
If you answer "Yes" to questions A or B in Section Ill, and are not exempt as described in question A. please complete the
Business Personal Property Tax Return, (Form 1 Sections V through VII) and return it, along with this Annual Report to the
Department. The Personal Property Tax Return and important instructions can be found online at
If you answer "No" to the questions A and B in Section Ill, above you DO NOT need to complete the Personal Property Tax
Return. Please complete Section IV below, sign and return this Annual Report to the Department:
Department of Assessments and Taxation, Charter Division
Box 17052, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-1052
Questions? Contact Charter at 410-767-1340 • 888-246-5941 within Maryland • Email: email@example.com
SECTION IV – ALL BUSINESS ENTITIES COMPLETE
By signing this form below, you declare, under the penalty of perjury, and pursuant to Tax-Property Article 1-201 of the
Annotated Code of Maryland, that this Annual Report, including any accompanying forms, schedules, and/or statements, has
been examined by you and, to the best of your knowledge and belief, is a true, correct, and complete Annual Report for the
Entity listed in Section I.
A. Corporate Officer or Principal of Entity:
X SIGNATURE DATE
EMAIL ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER
B. Firm or Individual, other than taxpayer, preparing this Annual Report/Personal PropertyTax Return:
X SIGNATURE _ DATE _
EMAIL ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER
PLEASE BE SURE TO SIGN THIS ANNUAL REPORT TO AVOID REJECTION BY THE DEPARTMENT!