Taxes in The District of Columbia

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and the District of Columbia is no exception. The first step towards understanding Washington DC’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Washington DC rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Washington DC’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

Related Articles

DC Tax Revision Commission’s Impressive Tax Reform Recommendations

The District of Columbia Considers Impressive Tax Reform Options

D.C. Bag Tax Leads to Fewer Bags, or Not?

LivingSocial Wants a Discount to Stay in D.C.

D.C. Now Better than Virginia and Maryland on Sales Tax Rates

D.C. Tax Lien Sales Harm Citizens

D.C. Poised to Have Area’s Lowest Sales Tax for First Time in 45 Years

VIDEO: Nick Kasprak on the Local Impacts of the Fiscal Cliff

D.C. Food Trucks Now Collecting 10 Percent Food Tax

D.C. Judge Rules Online Travel Companies Must Pay Hotel Tax on Their Services

D.C. Moves to Tax Food Truck Sales; Considers Repealing Discriminatory Bond Tax

DC Proposal Would Retroactively Change Effective Date for Alcohol Tax Increase

District of Columbia Creates New Tax Bracket for Earnings Over $350,000

D.C. to Seek New Tax Revenue from Courts, Diamonds and Fields

Online Travel Taxes: DC Files Lawsuit, Santa Monica Loses Theirs

Virginia Legislators Say No to Grocery Bag Tax

Food Truck Sales Taxes in DC

D.C. Bag Tax Raises $2 Million; Short of Projection

D.C. Raids “Dedicated” Ballpark Tax

D.C. Weighs Sales Tax on Medical Marijuana