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Send Maryland tax refund requests by registered, not certified mail, court says

Attention Maryland taxpayers: When mailing an amended return in hope of getting a refund, make sure you send the document to the comptroller by registered mail and be sure to keep the receipt.

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Md. high court adopts ‘mailbox rule’ for prison inmates

Recognizing that inmates often lack email access, Maryland’s top court has ruled a prisoner’s petition for post-conviction relief is deemed filed for deadline-meeting purposes when submitted to the prison mailroom – not when the papers are received by the circuit court clerk.

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