Category Archives: Press Release

District of Columbia Tax Rate Changes Effective October 1

Effective October 1, the following tax rate changes will apply as required by the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017: Sales and Use Taxes: Parking or storing vehicles: The rate for sales or charges for the service … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Leave a comment

Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Harvey or Irma

The Office of Tax and Revenue (“OTR”) will follow certain federal tax filing deadlines that have been extended until January 31, 2018 for victims of Hurricanes Harvey or Irma who reside in presidential disaster areas. Who Qualifies for OTR Tax … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Leave a comment

DC Office of Tax and Revenue to Hold Its 2017 Real Property Tax Sale Beginning Monday, July 17

The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it will hold its annual public Tax Sale beginning Monday, July 17, from 8:30 am until 12 noon and from 1 pm until 4 pm, or until … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Leave a comment

OTR Launches New Online Payment Agreement Application

The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it is offering individual and business taxpayers the ability to apply for a payment agreement online to pay off tax debt owed to the District. The Online Payment Agreement is … Continue reading

Posted in MyTax.DC.gov, Press Release | Leave a comment

Deadline to File 2018 Real Property Tax Assessment Appeal Is Monday, April 3

With less than one week remaining, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) reminds District property owners who believe their proposed 2018 assessments do not reflect market value that the deadline to file an appeal is Monday, April 3, 2017. … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release, Tax Forms | Leave a comment

Attorney General Racine’s “Seven Scams to Avoid” for the 2017 Tax Season

Note: Today, the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia wrote the following press release informing District residents of the scams to avoid for the 2017 tax season. Attorney General Racine Reminds Residents of ‘Seven Scams to Avoid’ … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Leave a comment

OTR Revokes Sales Tax Certificate of Fast Gourmet

Yesterday, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) revoked the sales and use tax certificate of urban eatery Fast Gourmet located at 1400 W Street, NW. Failure to pay an obligation amounting to more than $330,000 of sales tax collected … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Leave a comment