In October OTR Will Host a Series of Workshops to Educate DC Seniors About Real Property Tax Relief Programs

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

CONTACT: Natalie Wilson

              

 

In October OTR Will Host a Series of Workshops to Educate DC Seniors About Real Property Tax Relief Programs

The workshops will be held at various senior wellness centers across the city.

(Washington, DC) – The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) announced today that it will host a series of workshops in October to educate senior residents about real property tax relief programs that are available to reduce their tax liability. The workshops, which are supported by the Office of Aging, will take place at various senior wellness centers across the city.

“District of Columbia property owners who are senior citizens may be eligible for significant real property tax relief that would reduce their taxes,” said Deputy Chief Financial Officer Keith J. Richardson. “At the Office of Tax and Revenue we are committed to ensuring that senior homeowners, many on fixed incomes, take advantage of the tax relief programs available to them.” 

Seniors can receive assistance with:

  • Senior Assessment Cap
  • Homestead Deduction
  • Homeowner/Renter Property Tax Income Tax Credit (Schedule H)
  • Lower Income, Long-Term Homeowners Income Tax Credit
  • Property Tax Deferral
  • Low-Income Senior Homeowners
  • Senior or Disabled Owner Tax Relief

The workshops are free and open to the public.

Workshops Schedule

Date Time Location
Wednesday, October 3 11:30am to 1:30pm Model Cities Senior Wellness Center

1901 Evarts Street, NE

Wednesday, October 10 11:30am to 1:30pm Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center

324 Kennedy Street, NW

Thursday, October 11 9:30am to 11:30am Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center

3531 Georgia Avenue, NW

 

Wednesday, October 17 9:30am to 11:30am University of the District of Columbia – Institute of Gerontology

4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Room A03

Tuesday, October 23 10am to 12 noon Hayes Senior Wellness Center

500 K Street, NE

Wednesday, October 24 10am to 12 noon Washington Seniors Wellness Center

3001 Alabama Avenue, SE

Tuesday, October 30 9:30am to 11:30am Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center

3500 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE

 

For More Information

For additional information, please contact OTR’s Customer Service Center at (202) 727-4TAX (4829).

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