Maryland Payroll Withholding
Effective January 1, 2020

Single, Married Filing Separately, or as Dependent Taxpayers
Annual EarningsAddonRate

Joint Returns, Head of Household, or for Qualifying Widows/Widowers
Annual EarningsAddonRate

Standard deduction
15% of gross pay
Minimum: $1,500.00
Maximum: $2,250.00

Personal Exemptions: $3,200.00

County Tax
Allegany County3.05%
Anne Arundel County2.81%
Baltimore City3.20%
Baltimore County3.20%
Calvert County3.00%
Caroline County3.20%
Carroll County3.03%
Cecil County3.00%
Charles County3.03%
Dorchester County3.20%
Frederick County2.96%
Garrett County2.65%
Harford County3.06%
Howard County3.20%
Kent County3.20%
Montgomery County3.20%
Prince George's County3.20%
Queen Anne's County3.20%
St. Mary's County3.17%
Somerset County3.20%
Talbot County2.40%
Washington County3.20%
Wicomico County3.20%
Worcester County2.25%


  • All amounts are annual unless otherwise noted