Category Archives: Press Release

OTR Shuts Down Multiple District Five Guys Restaurants for Failure to Pay Sales and Use Taxes Collected From Patrons

Today, the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) revoked the sales and use tax certificates of three Five Guys restaurants. The owners failed to pay the District $530,939 in sales taxes collected from its patrons. Revocation of … Continue reading

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District Businesses Can Now File and Pay Sales and Use, Specialized Sales and Street Vendor/Mobile Food Services Taxes Online at MyTax.DC.gov

This new filing option is a result of the implementation of the third phase of OTR’s  new tax system. The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that businesses can now file and pay their sales … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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