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District of Columbia Tax Filing Season to Begin on January 24. Learn more here.
In-person appointments for OTR’s Walk-In Center and the Recorder of Deeds Office can be made here.
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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: e-services.otr@dc.gov

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 Daniel.altomare@dc.gov, or call (202) 442-6263


Requests for assistance regarding recordation service can be directed to:

Assessment Division:  


Inquiries: Amaris Roberts, Staff Assistant, assessmentdivision@dc.gov, (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: e-services.otr@dc.gov or Ciania Botchway, Operations Unit Manager, (202) 442-6691         
  • Real Property Tax Billing, Payments, Adjustments, and Refunds: e-services.otr@dc.gov
  • Penalty and Interest Waiver Requests and Tax Certificates: e-services.otr@dc.gov
  • Homestead, Senior, and Disabled Tax Deduction/Relief and Tax Management Associates related questions: e-services.otr@dc.gov
  • Tax Sale Lien Related Transactions and Questions: e-services.otr@dc.gov