Monthly Archives: January 2017

OTR Implements Return Verification Process to Combat Identity Theft Tax Fraud

(Washington, DC) – The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced that in its continued efforts to combat identity theft tax fraud this filing season, additional verification will be required for selected tax returns. OTR will issue notices to individual … Continue reading

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Common Individual Income Tax Return Errors

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) would like to inform taxpayers of the common errors to avoid when filing their individual income tax returns. Errors on tax returns delay processing times and issuance of refunds.  Additionally, OTR strongly urges … Continue reading

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OTR to Begin Processing Electronic and Paper Returns for Tax Year 2016 on January 23, 2017

(Washington, DC) – The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) reminds District residents that the tax filing season for individual income tax returns begins Monday, January 23, 2017. On that day, OTR will officially begin processing individual income tax returns … Continue reading

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Reminder: Withholding Form Changes for 2017

Beginning January 2017, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) is eliminating monthly withholding return filing for District of Columbia taxpayers. This will more closely align with the federal 491 withholding process and make tax filing simpler for District businesses/employers. … Continue reading

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