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Effective 2/26/24, OTR's Cashier's Office is now located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Suite E200, Washington, DC 20024.

In-person appointments for OTR’s Walk-In Center and the Recorder of Deeds Office can be made here.

Certificate of Clean Hands: Obtaining a Certificate of Clean Hands is a simple process by visiting

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Payment Options for Individual Income Tax

To make paying taxes more convenient and hassle-free, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) allows the use of:

  • ACH Debit (Electronic Check)
  • Credit/Debit Cards
  • Mail
  • Direct Debit

OTR will receive the electronic transaction from the vendor and apply it to the taxpayer's account.  The District's third-party payment vendor will charge taxpayers a nominal fee for the credit/debit card transaction based on 2.5 percent of the transaction amount.

Tax Payments

Payment Options Online or By Phone Instructions
ACH Debit (Electronic Check) Online To remit payment, please log in to your account, which allows you to pay directly from your bank account without any fees.
Credit/Debit Card Online

To remit payment, please log in to your account. You will be charged a fee that is paid directly to the District's credit card service provider. Payment is effective on the day it is charged.

Note: For individual income tax filers only, there is a "quick payment" option on the homepage for credit/debit card payments. The quick payment feature does not require logging in to


To remit payment, fill in and download the D-40P Payment Voucher. Make your check or money order payable to the DC Treasurer and write your Social Security number, daytime phone number and the tax year on your payment.

Individual Income Tax: Mail payment with payment voucher to the Office of Tax and Revenue, PO Box 96169, Washington, DC 20090-6169.

Individual Income Estimated Tax and Extension of Time to File: Mail payment with payment voucher to the Office of Tax and Revenue, PO  Box 96018, Washington, DC 20090-6018.


Direct Debit  

If you are filing electronically via Modernized e-file (MeF), you have the option of paying for Individual Income Tax, Estimated Tax or Extension of Time to File by direct debit provided the funds will not come from an account outside of the US. You will have the option of scheduling a payment withdrawal date.


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