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Good Standing Certificate

We issue Certificates of Good Standing to prove that a corporation is authorized to transact business in Maryland and all fees, taxes, and penalties owed to Maryland are paid. Good Standing Certificates can be useful when a company is about to be sold and a potential buyer needs proof that the company is not falling behind in their state tax payments.

To request a Certificate of Good Standing please complete a Good Standing Certificate Request form and submit via email, fax or mail to:


E-mail: Certificate of Good Standing

Fax: 410-974-3979

Mailing address:
General Accounting Division
Goldstein Treasury Building
80 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21404-0746

Your request will be processed within 7-14 business days.

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