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District Of Columbia Department Of Revenue, District Of Columbia Tax

District Of Columbia Business Corporate Tax, District Of Columbia Personal Income Tax, District Of Columbia Sales Tax Rates


What is the District of Columbia corporate net income tax rate?

9.975% with a minimum tax payment of $100 just to submit a zero return.

Revenue over 5 million is subject to the Washington DC ballpark income tax.

What is the District of Columbia personal net income tax rate?

$0-10,000: 4%
$10-40,000: 6%
$40,000+: 8.5%

What is the average District of Columbia sales tax rate?


Are there standard deductions?

Single:  $4,200
Joint:  $4,200

Are there personal exemptions?

Single:  $1,750
Dependants:  $1,750

What forms do you file for your District of Columbia taxes?

C corporations in D.C.:   Form D-20
S corporations:  Form D-20
Partnerships:  n/a
Individual (including DC LLC members):  Form D-40

Learn more about nonprofits in Washington D.C. 

Estimated tax payments?

Form D-40ES. District of Columbia follows the IRS standards for estimated payments. If you will owe $100 or more in tax for the current year, you are required to make 90% of the tax due, over quarterly payments. It has to be at least 100% of the previous year, even if you think you won’t make as much in the current year.

District of Columbia Department of Revenue:

District of Columbia Department of Revenue
Office of Tax and Revenue
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
941 North Capitol Street NE, 8th Floor
Washington DC, DC 20002
Telephone: 202-727-4829
Fax: 202-442-6890
Website: DC Office of Tax and Revenue

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