TAX EXEMPT STATE OR LOCAL BOND INTEREST
Enter the interest from non-Maryland state or local bonds or other obligations (less related expenses). This includes interest from mutual funds that invest in non-Maryland state or local obligations. Interest earned on obligations of Maryland or any Maryland subdivision is exempt from Maryland tax and should not be entered on this line.
STATE RETIREMENT PICKUP
Pickup contributions of a State retirement or pension system member. The pickup amount will be stated separately on your W-2 form. The tax on this portion of your wages is deferred for federal but not for state purposes.
LUMP SUM DISTRIBUTION FROM A QUALIFIED RETIREMENT PLAN
If you received such a distribution, you will receive a Form 1099R showing the amounts distributed. You must report part of the lump sum distribution as an addition to income if you file federal Form 4972.
Use the LUMP SUM DISTRIBUTION WORKSHEET (12A) to determine the amount of your addition.
OTHER ADDITIONS TO INCOME
If one or more of these apply to you, enter the total amount on line 5 and identify each item using the code letter:
a. Part-year residents: losses or adjustments to federal income that were realized or paid when you were a nonresident of Maryland.
b. Net additions to income from pass-through entities not attributable to decoupling.
c. Net additions to income from a trust as reported by the fiduciary.
d. S corporation taxes included on lines 13 and 14 of Maryland Form 502CR, Part A, Tax Credits for Income Taxes Paid to Other States and Localities. (See instructions for Part A of Form 502CR.)
e. Total amount of credit(s) claimed in the current tax year to the extent allowed on Form 500CR for the following Business Tax Credits: Enterprise Zone Tax Credit, Maryland Disability Employment Tax Credit, Small Business Research & Development Tax Credit, Maryland Employer Security Clearance Costs Tax Credit (do not include Small Business First-Year Leasing Costs Tax Credit), and Endowments of Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tax Credit. In addition, include any amount deducted as a donation to the extent that the amount of the donation is included in an application for the Endow Maryland Tax Credit and/or Endowments of Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities Tax Credit on Form 500CR or 502CR.
f. Oil percentage depletion allowance claimed under IRC Section 613.
g. Income exempt from federal tax by federal law or treaty that is not exempt from Maryland tax.
h. Net operating loss deduction to the extent of a double benefit. See Administrative Release 18 at www.marylandtaxes.gov.
i. Taxable tax preference items from line 5 of Maryland Form 502TP. The items of tax preference are defined in IRC Section 57. If the total of your tax preference items is more than $10,000 ($20,000 for married taxpayers filing joint returns) you must complete and attach Maryland Form 502TP, whether or not you are required to file federal Form 6251 (Alternative Minimum Tax) with your federal Form 1040.
j. Amount deducted for federal income tax purposes for expenses attributable to operating a family day care home or a child care center in Maryland without having the registration or license required by the Family Law Article.
k. Any refunds of advanced tuition payments made under the Maryland Prepaid College Trust, to the extent the payments were subtracted from federal adjusted gross income and were not used for qualified higher education expenses, and any refunds of contributions made under the Maryland College Investment Plan, to the extent the contributions were subtracted from federal adjusted gross income and were not used for qualified higher education expenses. See Administrative Release 32.
l. Net addition 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.
m. Net addition 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.
n. Amount deducted on your federal income tax return for domestic production activities.
o. Amount deducted on your federal income tax return for tuition and related expenses. Do not include adjustments to income for Educator Expenses or Student Loan Interest deduction.
p. Any refunds received by an ABLE account contributor under the Maryland ABLE Program or any distribution received by an ABLE account holder, to the extent the distribution was not used for the benefit of the designated beneficiary for qualified disability expense, that were subtracted from federal adjusted gross income.
q. If you sold or exchanged a property for which you claimed a subtraction modification under Senate Bill 367 (Chapter 231, Acts of 2017) or Senate Bill 580/House Bill 600 (Chapter 544 and Chapter 545, Acts of 2012), enter the amount of the difference between your federal adjusted gross income as reportable under the federal Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 and your federal adjusted gross income as claimed in the taxable year.
cd. Net addition modification to Maryland taxable income resulting from the federal deferral of income arising from business indebtedness discharged by reacquisition of a debt instrument. See Form 500DM and Administrative Release 38.
dm. Net addition modification from multiple decoupling provisions. See the table at the bottom of Form 500DM for the line numbers and code letters to use.
dp. Net addition decoupling modification from a pass-through entity. See Form 500DM.