Individual Income Tax Filing Deadline Two Weeks Away – April 18

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) reminds District residents that the deadline to file their individual income tax returns is two weeks away and of the services available to file their returns.

Tax Forms and Free Tax Prep Assistance

As a reminder, a number of tax forms, instructions, and other related materials are available online via OTR’s website.  Tax forms and booklets can also be picked at the Customer Service Walk-in Center located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W270 Washington, DC 20024 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additionally, for this tax filing season, customer service specialists will prepare District of Columbia individual income tax returns for free at the Customer Service Walk-in Center. No appointment necessary.

Please bring copies of the following:

  • Completed federal tax return
  • Applicable schedules
  • W-2s or statements showing DC withholdings

E-Filing Tax Returns Recommended

OTR strongly recommends that taxpayers and tax preparers file their District of Columbia tax returns electronically. E-filing is faster, helps to minimize errors, and provides filers with an electronic filing acknowledgement.

OTR offers the following electronic filing methods:

  • Free File: A service that allows taxpayers to choose from a number of free tax prep software options
  • Fillable Form: An online version of the D-40/D-40EZ form and schedules that allows taxpayers to fill in their tax information, e-sign, and e-file their return.

Click here to begin e-filing the District of Columbia individual income tax return before the April 18 filing deadline.

Check Refund Status

Taxpayers can check the status of their refund via OTR’s tax portal, by using the “Where’s My Refund” tool on the homepage. This feature is available 24/7 and will provide an instant update on refund statuses.

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