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eTSC Business Registration Application

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Electronic Taxpayer Service Center

The electronic Taxpayer Service Center (eTSC) provides secure access to DC Business Tax information. As a registered Taxpayer Service Center customer, you may file tax returns, remit payment via credit card or electronic funds transfer (EFT), view account balance information, and correspond with the DC Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR).

If you are a third party bulk filer, or filing on behalf of another entity, please complete the D-2848, Power of Attorney (POA) and Declaration of Representation attached to this application. Businesses completing the POA are authorizing the third party, to view and have access to all of your tax accounts. The Taxpayer Service Center currently supports electronic filing for Sales and Use monthly and quarterly returns, Employer Withholding monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation returns, Specialized Sales Tax monthly returns, Ballpark Fee annual returns, and Corporate and Unincorporated Business Franchise Tax estimated payments, Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) Nursing Provider, Stevie Sellows Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded (ICF-MR), and Hospital Assessment. It also supports account balance inquiry on and electronic payment for the following taxes:

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Employer Withholding
  • Specialized Sales Tax
  • Ballpark Fee
  • Corporation Franchise Tax
  • Unincorporated Franchise Tax
  • Personal Property Tax
  • DHCF

The electronic Taxpayer Service Center Registration Application must be completed to gain access to the DC eTSC and their account(s) information. The application may be completed at the time of Business Tax Registration, or separately on-line, and fax (202) 442-6388 or by email at ETSCAccount@dc.gov.

Logon/user ID’s and passwords will be sent by regular mail.

Proof of Filing: The transaction number provided by eTSC upon filing can be used as legal proof of filing.

Use of the Center is free of charge.*

*A small fee is charged for credit card payments; however, electronic filers are not required to pay by credit card. Other payment options include EFT or payment by check. Reference the EFT guide posted at www.taxpayerservicecenter.com.