DC Tax Timeline

District of Columbia Real Property Tax Timeline for Calendar Year 2020

January 1, 2020
Date of value for annual assessments.

February 1 , 2020
DC online Income & Expense Report portal opens

March 1, 2020
Notices of proposed assessment are mailed

March 31, 2020
First-half real estate taxes and BID taxes due

April 30, 2020
(1) Deadline for Tax Year 2021 First Level Appeals;
(2) Deadline for filing Tax Year 2021 (CY19) Income & Expense Reports, Rent Rolls, and New Lease abstracts. DC is requiring electronic submission through its online portal.

June 30, 2020
First-Half Tax Year 2020 real estate tax payment deadline for operating hotels. OTR’s guidance is provided in the hyperlink.

September 15, 2020
Second-half real estate taxes, BID taxes and vault rent due.

September 30, 2020
Deadline for filing TY20 petitions in D.C Superior Court and for filing TY21 second level appeals to the D.C. Real Property Tax Appeals Commission if no first level decision issued by August 1st.


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