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Commission Resources & Research Material

D.C. Tax Revision Commission

D.C. Tax Revision Commission Authorizing Legislation § 47–461

D. C. Tax Revision Commission Overview, Workplan and Timeline, October 2022 – December 2023

D.C. Tax Revision Commission Schedule of Expert Briefings (updated 1/30/23)

Background Memos Presented by the D.C. Tax Revision Commission

Changes in the District since the 2013 Tax Revision Commission

Individual Income Tax

Sales Tax

Excise Taxes

Tax Provisions for Equity and Opportunity

Business Franchise Tax

Real Property Tax

Presentations and Papers Submitted to the D.C. Tax Revision Commission

Francis, Norton, Director of Revenue Estimation, Office of the Chief Financial Officer. DC Economy and Revenue. (Presented to the commission on September 6th, 2022)

Dr. Santiago Pinto, Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. State and Local Taxation: A Few Comments on the DC Tax System. (Presented to the commission on November 1st, 2022)

Dr. Tracy Hadden Loh, Fellow at Brookings Institution. Activity Centers: A New Typology for Understanding US Economic Geography. (Presented to the commission on November 1st, 2022)

Namita Mody, Director, DC Council Office of Racial Equity. Presentation for the DC Tax Revision Commission. (Presented to the commission on December 6th, 2022)

Public Letters Submitted to the D.C. Tax Revision Commission

Letter from David Grosso, ArentFox Schiff LLP, Jan. 3, 2023

Letter from Stacy Cloyd, Ward 6 Resident, Oct. 10, 2022

Other Resources

Latest Revenue estimate: February 2022

Latest Economic and Revenue Trend Report: March 2022

Latest DC Cash Collection Report: April 2022

Main tax structure

DC Tax Facts (2021)                                           

DC Tax Facts Visual Guide (2019)                             

Revenue history

DC Data Book 2021                                                   


Tax burdens

   Individual Families

2020 Tax Burden Study - National (2022)                      

2020 Tax Burden Study - Regional (2021)                     


2020 Tax Burden Study - Corporate (2022)                 

Individual income taxes

DC Statistics of Income (2021)                                       

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