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Where’s My 2024 Washington DC Tax Refund?

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Find more information about your Washington, D.C. income taxes below, as well as tax brackets, deductions, and more. 

Where’s my Washington, DC, tax refund?

Check the status of your DC refund using these resources:

Tax Refund Website:  MyTax DC
Refund Status Phone Support:  1-202-727-4829
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (except District holidays)
General Tax Information:  1-202-727-7829
2023 DC Tax Filing Deadline:  April 15, 2024

Note: Please wait at least two weeks before checking the status of your refund.

Washington, DC, tax brackets

Taxpayers in the District of Columbia pay a progressive state income tax. The tax rate remains the same across all filing statuses.

Taxable IncomeTax Rate
Up to $10,0004%
Over $1,000,00010.75%

Washington, DC taxable vs. nontaxable income

Individuals who resided in D.C. for part of the year can subtract any income they earned while living elsewhere from their taxable income to determine how much is taxed by the District. Along those same lines, all Social Security income is not considered taxable income within the parameters of D.C. Additionally, U.S. debt obligations and up to $4,000 (for single filers) in contributions to D.C. College Savings Plans can also be subtracted to determine a taxpayer’s taxable income.

Washington, DC standard deduction & tax credits

Single individuals, dependents, and married or registered domestic partners filing separately can claim a standard deduction amount of $13,850 for 2023. Head of household filers are allowed $20,800 for 2023. Married or registered domestic partners filing jointly, surviving spouse, and those married or registered domestic partners filing joint returns can claim a standard deduction of $27,700.

If a taxpayer itemizes deductions on their federal return, they must itemize deductions excluding state and local taxes on their Washington, D.C., state return. That amount is also subject to the D.C. 5% limitation.

As of Jan. 1, 2023, those who reside in D.C. but are not citizens or resident aliens, can claim the D.C. Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). If you qualify to claim the federal EITC, you generally qualify to claim the District of Columbia EITC.

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