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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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We Are OTR! One Goal. One Team.

Tax Season is here! The 2019 filing season begins today, January 28, which means taxpayers can now file their income tax with federal and state governments. We are continually dedicated to delivering superb customer service to taxpayers. Our focus is … Continue reading

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OTR to Begin Processing Electronic and Paper Returns for Tax Year 2018 on January 28

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it is following the lead of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and opening the District of Columbia‚Äôs tax filing season on Monday, January 28. As the filing season begins, OTR … Continue reading

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Taxation of Digital Goods in the District of Columbia

The District of Columbia Council has passed legislation amending the sales and use tax treatment of digital goods sold or used in the District. See Internet Sales Tax Emergency Amendment Act of 2018, approved on December 31, 2018 (D.C. Bill … Continue reading

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DC Seniors Real Property Tax Workshops – New Date Added; Tuesday, November 13

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it has added another date to its real property tax relief workshops, Tuesday, November 13. The workshops are being held to educate senior residents about real property tax relief programs … Continue reading

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DC Office of Tax and Revenue Successfully Completes Changeover to a New Tax System

The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it has successfully implemented the fourth and final phase of its changeover to a new agency-wide computer system. The new Modernized Integrated Tax System (MITS)/Gentax replaces the … Continue reading

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MyTax.DC.gov is Down for Maintenance Until 7:00 AM Monday, October 29

MyTax.DC.gov, our online tax portal, is down for maintenance until 7:00 a.m. Monday, October 29. As a reminder, we’re adding the following tax types: Alcoholic Beverage Ballpark Fee Cigarettes Department of Healthcare Finance Gross Receipts Motor Vehicle Fuel Other Tobacco … Continue reading

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