District of Columbia Estimated Tax Payment Deadlines Remain Unchanged

The Office of Tax and Revenue today announced that the deadlines for individual and business taxpayers to file their Tax Year 2020 estimated tax payments (Forms D-40ES, D-41ES, D-20ES, and D-30ES) remain unchanged. The first quarter payments are due April 15, 2020, and the second quarter payments are due June 15, 2020.

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OTR Reschedules Clean Hands Webinar to 2pm April 9

On Thursday, April 9, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue will host a webinar to preview the new process to request a Certificate of Clean Hands.

Effective April 15, 2020, the Clean Hands application will transition from ocfocleanhands.dc.gov to MyTax.DC.gov, making the process, ‘Simpler, Faster and Safer.’

We look forward to your participation at the webinar!

Click here to register via WebEx.

Meeting Number: 476 539 584

Passcode: OTR123456

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Mayor Bowser and Chief Financial Officer DeWitt Announce 2019 Tax Filings and Payment Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt announced that the deadline for taxpayers to file and pay their 2019 District of Columbia individual and fiduciary income tax returns (D-40, D-41, and D-40B), partnership tax returns (D-65), and franchise tax returns (D-20, D-30) is extended to July 15, 2020. This means taxpayers will have an additional 90 days to file and pay from the original deadline of April 15, 2020.

The Internal Revenue Service has also extended the federal filing and payment deadline to July 15, 2020.

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) encourages taxpayers who are able to file their returns electronically to do so. For additional information, please contact OTR’s Customer Service Center at (202) 727-4TAX (4829).

For the latest regarding OTR’s response to COVID-19, please visit OTR’s Coronavirus Information and Guidance webpage: https://otr.cfo.dc.gov/page/coronavirus

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Reminder: All Office of Tax and Revenue Walk-In Centers Are Closed Until Further Notice

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For up-to-date information and guidance from OTR during the Coronavirus pandemic, please visit https://otr.cfo.dc.gov/page/coronavirus

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Important Announcement for Sales and Use Tax Filers

All businesses (except hotels and motels) have until July 20, 2020 to make payments for sales and use taxes, due for periods ending on February 29, 2020 and March 31, 2020, without interest and late payment penalty.

All businesses are still required to timely file their monthly and quarterly sales and use tax returns through OTR’s online portal, MyTax.DC.gov, to receive this benefit.

Click HERE to learn more. 

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Effective Monday, March 23, All Office of Tax and Revenue Walk-In Centers Will Be Closed

Effective March 23, the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) will close all of its Walk-In Centers, located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC, until further notice, in support of the efforts to protect its employees and taxpayers from the spread of COVID-19. This means there will be no in-person transactions.

OTR is continuing to process tax returns, issue refunds and help taxpayers to the greatest extent possible.

Taxpayers can still receive assistance by calling OTR’s Customer Service Center, at (202) 727-4TAX (4829), Monday through Friday from 8:15 am to 5:30 pm.

As an alternative, taxpayers are encouraged to use OTR’s online portal, MyTax.DC.gov, for their tax matters, such as:

  • Refund status
  • Paying of individual income and business taxes
  • Registering a business; and
  • Much more

For other tax matters, please view OTR’s directory.

We appreciate your patience during this time.

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Office of Tax and Revenue Announces Important Filing and Payment Deadline Extensions for Business and Real Property Taxpayers

(Washington, DC) – The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today tax filing and payment deadline extensions for business and real property taxpayers to assist with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sales and Use Tax Filers:

OTR will automatically waive interest and late payment penalties of sales and use taxes for all businesses (except hotels and motels) for periods ending on February 29, 2020 and March 31, 2020 provided that payment of all taxes due for these periods are paid in full by July 20, 2020.   All businesses must continue to timely file their monthly and quarterly sales and use tax returns through OTR’s online portal, MyTax.DC.gov, to receive this benefit.

See OTR Tax Notice 2020-02

Real Property Tax Filers:

The real property tax payment deadline will remain March 31, 2020. However, the deadline for property owners who wish to appeal their TY 2021 real property tax assessment and filing of the Income and Expense report is now April 30, 2020.

  • First Level Assessment Appeals: Tax appeals due on April 1, 2020, will now be due on April 30, 2020, for District property owners who believe their proposed TY 2021 assessment does not reflect the market value of their property. Property owners can complete and submit their appeal form online at https://www.taxpayerservicecenter.com/Assessment_Appeal.jsp.
  • Income and Expense: The April 15, 2020, due date to file the Income and Expense report has been extended to April 30, 2020. All filers must submit their TY 2021 Income and Expense report electronically at https://www.taxpayerservicecenter.com/income/.

Online Services:

OTR offers many services online, and we encourage taxpayers to use them:

For questions, please contact OTR’s Customer Service Administration at (202) 727-4TAX (4829).

News and Information:

For the latest updates regarding OTR’s response to COVID-19, please visit OTR’s Coronavirus Information and Guidance webpage here.

 

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