Posts Tagged ‘Office of Tax and Revenue’

Georgetown Cupcake Gets Right With the Law

Looks like Georgetown Cupcake's cupcake machines won't be going up on the taxman's auction block anytime soon. The Washington Business Journal reports that the company is all paid up on its delinquent tax bill, less than 24 hours after a lien was issued on the cupcakery.
An attorney for Georgetown Cupcake blamed the $189,282.71 bill on three months [...]

District Line Daily: Sandy in Pictures

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Now that Sandy's passed, remember the megastorm in a photo essay, available in the print [...]

The Tax Man Always Rings Twice

This year, even folks on top of their tax deadlines came out on the wrong end of the Office of Tax and Revenue’s fining machine.
Over the course of two years, the OTR changed the filing date for small business tax returns not once but twice—first extending the deadline to January 2012, then dialing it back [...]

Map of D.C. Property Assessments

Curious about how property values have held up in D.C. neighborhoods? Check this map—click to enlarge:

And here's a table of neighborhood values, arranged from greatest decline to least:

D.C. Property Assessments By Neighborhood

Attention property owners! For your reading pleasure, here is the newly released assessment figures broken down by neighborhood. Until you get your personal tax bill, occupy yourself by crunching these numbers:
2011 Assessment for Residential Properties
Commercial data after the jump.

City Property Assessments Drop by 6 Percent

The assessed value of city property has dropped by about six percent since a year ago, the Office of Tax and Revenue announced this morning.
But the news might not be great for homeowners looking for a break on their upcoming tax bills: Most of the drop is due to falling commercial property values; residential properties [...]

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Harriette Walters

"If you put me back in there today, I could get each of you a check."
—tax scammer Harriette Walters, June 30

Judge Halts City Property Tax Auction

If you were hoping to show up today at the Office of Tax and Revenue and bid on a piece of tax-delinquent property, think again: A Superior Court judge has halted the yearly tax sale.
Judge Brook Hedge granted a preliminary injunction yesterday halting the sale, scheduled for today through Friday, as part of a lawsuit [...]

‘Politics At Its Worst’: Loose Lips Daily

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Peter Nickles: I Will Not Call You Back," "Video: Is Cleveland Park Dead?" and "The Pershing Park Case: Did A District Official Commit Perjury?"
Morning all. [...]

How Harriette Walters Made Up For Her Crimes

"She had a nice run; now it's time to pay the piper. That's all there is to it."
That's what LL heard from a fellow spectator in Courtroom 24 of the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse this morning, while we waited for the greatest thief of public funds in District government history, Harriette Walters, to [...]

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