a. Payments from a pension system to firemen and policemen for job related injuries or disabilities (but not more than the amount of such payments included in your total income).
b. Net allowable subtractions from income from pass-through entities, not attributable to decoupling.
c. Net subtractions from income reported by a fiduciary.
d. Distributions of accumulated income by a fiduciary, if income tax has been paid by the fiduciary to the State (but not more than the amount of such income included in your total income).
e. Profit (without regard to losses) from the sale or exchange of bonds issued by the State or local governments of Maryland.
f. Benefits received from a Keogh plan on which State income tax was paid prior to 1967. Attach statement.
g. Amount of wages and salaries disallowed as a deduction due to the work opportunity credit allowed under the Internal Revenue Code Section 51.
h. Expenses up to $5,000 incurred by a blind person for a reader, or up to $1,000 incurred by an employer for a reader for a blind employee.
i. Expenses incurred for reforestation or timber stand improvement of commercial forest land. Qualifications and instructions are on Form DNR393, available from the Department of Natural Resources, telephone 410-2608583.
j. Amount added to taxable income for the use of an official vehicle by a member of a state, county or local police or fire department. The amount is stated separately on your W-2 form.
k. Up to $6,000 in expenses incurred by parents to adopt a child with special needs through a public or nonprofit adoption agency and up to $5,000 in expenses incurred by parents to adopt a child without special needs.
l. Purchase and installation costs of certain enhanced agricultural management equipment as certified by the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Attach a copy of the certification.
m. Deductible artist’s contribution. Attach Maryland Form 502AC.
n. Payment received under a fire, rescue, or ambulance personnel length of service award program that is funded by any county or municipal corporation of the State.
o. Value of farm products you donated to a gleaning cooperative as certified by the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Attach a copy of the certification.
p. Up to $15,000 of military pay included in your federal adjusted gross income that you received while in the active service of any branch of the armed forces and which is attributable to service outside the boundaries of the U.S. or its possessions. To compute the subtraction, follow the directions on the MILITARY OVERSEAS INCOME WORKSHEET (13B). If your total military pay exceeds $30,000, you do not qualify for the subtraction.
q. Unreimbursed vehicle travel expenses for: 1. A volunteer fire company; 2. Service as a volunteer for a charitable organization whose principal purpose is to provide medical, health or nutritional care; AND 3. Assistance (other than providing transportation to and from the school) for handicapped students at a Maryland community college. Attach Maryland Form 502V.
r. Amount of pickup contribution shown on Form 1099R from the state retirement or pension systems included in federal adjusted gross income. The subtraction is limited to the amount of pickup contribution stated on the 1099R or the taxable pension, whichever is less. Any amount not allowed to be claimed on the current year return may be carried forward to the next year until the full amount of the State pickup contribution has been claimed.
s. Amount of interest and dividend income (including capital gain distributions) of a dependent child which the parent has elected to include in the parent’s federal gross income under Internal Revenue Code Section 1(g)(7).
t. Payments received from the State of Maryland under Title 12 Subtitle 2 of the Real Property Article (relocation and assistance payments).
u. Up to $5,000 of military retirement income received by a qualifying individual during the tax year if the taxpayer has not yet attained the age of 55; or up to $15,000 of military retirement income received by a qualifying individual if the taxpayer is age 55 or over. To qualify, you must have been a member of an active or reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, an active duty member of the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Coast and Geodetic Survey, a member of the Maryland National Guard, or the member’s surviving spouse or ex-spouse.
va. The Honorable Louis L. Goldstein Volunteer Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services Personnel Subtraction Modification Program. $4,750 for each taxpayer who is a qualifying volunteer as certified by a Maryland fire, rescue or emergency medical services organization. $4,750 for each taxpayer who is a qualifying member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Maryland Defense Force or Maryland Civil Air Patrol as certified by these organizations. Attach a copy of the certification.
vb. The Honorable Louis L. Goldstein Volunteer Police Personnel Subtraction Modification Program. $4,750 for each taxpayer who is a qualifying police auxiliary or reserve volunteer as certified by a bona fide Maryland police agency. Attach a copy of the certification.
w. Up to $1,500 of unreimbursed expenses that a foster parent incurs on behalf of a foster child. The foster parent must be approved by a local department to provide 24-hour care for a foster child in the house where the foster parent resides. A treatment foster parent licensed by a child placement agency may not claim the subtraction modification. Foster parent includes a kinship parent. The expenses must be approved as necessary by the local department of social services or the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and may not include an expense for which the foster parent receives an allowance or reimbursement from any public or private agency.
xa. Up to $2,500 per contract purchased for advanced tuition payments made to the Maryland Prepaid College Trust. See Administrative Release 32.
xb. Up to $2,500 per contributor per beneficiary of the total of all amounts contributed to investment accounts under the Maryland College Investment Plan and Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan. This subtraction modification may not be claimed if the account holder received a State contribution under § 18-19A-04.1 of the Education Article during the taxable year.
xc. Any amount included in federal adjusted gross income as a result of a distribution to a designated beneficiary from a Maryland ABLE account, unless it is a refund or nonqualified distribution. Designated beneficiary means a designated beneficiary as defined in § 18–19C–01 of the Education Article.
xd. Up to $2,500 per ABLE account contributor per beneficiary of the total of all amounts contributed under the Maryland ABLE Program. Subject to the $2,500 annual limitation, any amount disallowed as a subtraction because it exceeds $2,500 may be carried over until used to the next 10 succeeding taxable years as a subtraction.
xe. An amount included in federal adjusted gross income contributed by the State into an investment account under § 18-19A-04.1 of the Education Article during the taxable year. This includes amounts included in federal adjusted gross income contributed by the State into an investment account under the Maryland College Investment Plan. Note: Certain account holders who made contributions to an account in calendar year 2017, but failed to make contributions in accordance with § 18–19A–04.1(e)(1) of the Education Article as enacted by Chapters 689 and 690 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 2016 and were otherwise eligible for a State contribution, received a State contribution of $250 by June 30, 2018. If you are an account holder who receives this State match, you may be eligible for a subtraction. To claim the subtraction, you must file an amended 2017 income tax return.
y. Any income of an individual that is related to tangible or intangible property that was seized, misappropriated or lost as a result of the actions or policies of Nazi Germany towards a Holocaust victim. For additional information, contact the Revenue Administration Division.
z. Expenses incurred to buy and install handrails in an existing elevator in a health care facility (as defined in Section 19114 of the Health General Article) or other building in which at least 50% of the space is used for medical purposes.
aa. Payments from a pension system to the surviving spouse or other beneficiary of a law enforcement officer or firefighter whose death arises out of or in the course of their employment.
ab. Income from U.S. Government obligations. Enter interest on U.S. Savings Bonds and other U.S. obligations. Capital gains from the sale or exchange of U.S. obligations should be included on this line. Dividends from mutual funds that invest in U.S. Government obligations also are exempt from state taxation. However, only that portion of the dividends attributable to interest or capital gain from U.S. Government obligations can be subtracted. You cannot subtract income from Government National Mortgage Association securities. See Administrative Releases 10 and 13.
bb. Net subtraction modification to Maryland taxable income when claiming the federal depreciation allowances from which the State of Maryland has decoupled. Complete and attach Form 500DM. See Administrative Release 38.
cc. Net subtraction modification to Maryland taxable income when the federal special 2-year carryback (farming loss only) period was used for a net operating loss under federal law compared to Maryland taxable income without regard to federal provisions. Complete and attach Form 500DM.
cd. Net subtraction modification to Maryland taxable income resulting from the federal ratable inclusion of deferred income arising from business indebtedness discharged by reacquisition of a debt instrument. Complete and attach Form 500DM.
dd. Income derived within an arts and entertainment district by a qualifying residing artist from the publication, production, or sale of an artistic work that the artist created, wrote, composed or executed. Complete and attach Form 502AE.
dm. Net subtraction modification from multiple decoupling provisions. See the table at the bottom of Form 500DM.
dp. Net subtraction decoupling modification from a passthrough entity. See Form 500DM.
ee. The amount received as a grant under the Solar Energy Grant Program administered by the Maryland Energy Administration (but not more than the amount included in your total income).
ff. Amount of the cost difference between a conventional on-site sewage disposal and a system that uses nitrogen removal technology, for which the Department of Environment’s payment assistance program does not cover. An individual must have applied to the Department of the Environment for assistance to claim the subtraction modification on the Form 502SU. Also, in order to claim the subtraction modification, the system that is purchased must be a system that utilizes nitrogen removal technology as per Environment Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland § 9-1108.
hh. Exemption adjustment for certain taxpayers with interest on U.S. obligations. If you have received income from U.S. obligations and your federal adjusted gross income exceeds $100,000 ($150,000 if filing Joint, Head of Household, or Qualifying Widow(er)), enter the difference, if any, between the exemption amount based on your federal adjusted gross income and the exemption amount based upon your federal adjusted gross income after subtracting your U.S. obligations using the EXEMPTION ADJUSTMENT WORKSHEET (13C).