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Important Office of Tax and Revenue Contact Information


Collection Division:

Phone: (202) 724-5045

Customer Service:

Phone: (202) 727-4TAX (4829)


Phone: (202) 759-1946
Email: [email protected]

Real Property Taxes:

Note: The real property tax payment deadline will remain March 31, 2020. Property owners have the option of paying their property taxes as follows:

Recorder of Deeds:

Mail: Office of the Recorder of Deeds, 1101 4th Street SW, Suite 500W, Washington, DC 20024

Online: Documents can be submitted electronically through ROD’s approved electronic vendors.  For a list of approved electronic vendors, visit ROD’s website at https://otr.cfo.dc.gov/service/otr-recorder-deeds

Email: Requests for copies of recorded documents, ROD forms, and assistance with searching ROD’s website can be directed to the supervisor of the Customer Service Unit, Daniel Altomare, via email at [email protected], or call (202) 442-6263


Requests for assistance regarding recordation service can be directed to:

Assessment Division:  


Inquiries: Amaris Roberts, Staff Assistant, [email protected], (202) 442-8256

Assessment Services Division:

Mail: Assessment Services Division, 1101 4th Street SW, Suite 550W, Washington, DC 20024

Fax: (202) 478-5995


  • Public Space and Business Improvement District Billing, Payments, Adjustments, and Refunds: [email protected] or Ciania Botchway, Operations Unit Manager, (202) 442-6691         
  • Real Property Tax Billing, Payments, Adjustments, and Refunds: [email protected]
  • Penalty and Interest Waiver Requests and Tax Certificates: [email protected]
  • Homestead, Senior, and Disabled Tax Deduction/Relief and Tax Management Associates related questions: [email protected]
  • Tax Sale Lien Related Transactions and Questions: [email protected]