Monthly Archives: February 2019

OTR to Host Real Property Tax “Pop-Up” Workshop on March 7

This week, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) mailed 2020 assessment value notices to more than 200,000 District property owners. Property owners who have questions about their assessment are invited to attend a “Pop-Up” workshop at the Mt. Pleasant … Continue reading

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District of Columbia Tax Assessments Indicate a Steady Real Estate Market

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it has begun to mail Tax Year (TY) 2020 assessment notices to all real property owners in the District of Columbia. More than 200,000 taxable and exempt real properties have … Continue reading

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DC Taxpayers May Receive up to $1,000 Based on Eligible Child Care Expenses

For tax year 2018 ONLY, District taxpayers can receive a tax credit based on the amount of eligible child care expenses paid by the taxpayer, up to $1,000, per eligible child. To help District taxpayers learn more about the Early … Continue reading

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Small Businesses May Receive A Small Retailer Property Tax Relief Credit

A new law allows qualified corporations and unincorporated businesses engaged in the business of making sales at retail to claim a refundable franchise tax credit of up to $5,000 based on the amount of real property taxes or rent that … Continue reading

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OTR Launches Facebook Account in its Continuing Efforts to Educate Taxpayer on the Latest Tax Law Changes, News and Updates

As part of a larger mission of assisting taxpayers in meeting their tax responsibilities, the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today its debut on Facebook, adding this platform to its social media portfolio. OTR’s Facebook account … Continue reading

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DC Health Link 2019 Open Enrollment extended to 11:59pm Wednesday, February 6. Don’t Delay, Enroll Today!

A new DC law requires all residents to have health coverage in 2019, get an exemption or pay a tax penalty on their DC taxes. DC enacted this law in response to the repeal of the federal individual responsibility penalty … Continue reading

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