On Dec. 18, 2013, the D.C. Tax Revision Commission unanimously approved a set of recommendations designed to improve the District’s tax system and help its residents and businesses prosper.The Commission’s recommendations are a roadmap to a more fair, competitive, and efficient tax system.
The Commission released its final report in May 2014.
For more information please see the "Final Report" section of our website.
The District of Columbia Tax Revision Commission was authorized by the D.C. Council on Sept. 14, 2011 through an amendment to D.C. Code Section 47-460. The Commission is an independent body consisting of 11 members appointed by the Mayor and the Chairman of the D.C. Council.
The Commission was established with the purpose of preparing comprehensive recommendations to the Council and the Mayor which (1) provide for fairness in apportionment of taxes; (2) broaden the tax base; (3) make the District’s tax policy more competitive with surrounding jurisdictions; (4) encourage business growth and job creation; and (5) modernize, simplify, and increase transparency in the District’s tax code.
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