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2015 First-Come First-Served Special Deed Tax Sale

Beginning November 16, 2015, the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) will hold a “First-Come First-Served Special Deed Tax Sale.” This special tax sale is being held to receive offers to buy any of the real properties that were not sold at the July 2015 Tax Sale.

The sale is on a first-come first-served basis, and will begin on Monday, November 16, 2015 and end on Friday, November 20, 2015.  The hours are from 8:15 am to 4 pm each day, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. A purchaser must be registered in order to make an offer to purchase. Full-payment of the purchase price must be received at the time of registration in the form of cash, or certified check, cashier’s check or USPS money order payable to the DC Treasurer.

The sale amount for each property shall be the corresponding amount on the list; this amount generally represents (but not always) delinquencies from Tax Year 2014, including associated accruals and costs.  Other liabilities may be owed and may have to be paid before a tax deed can be  issued.  A purchaser acts at his or her own risk, and must exercise due diligence in selecting real properties to purchase.

Registration begins when the sale begins.  Registration for the sale is mandatory, and purchasers with required documents and payment (only cash, certified check, cashier’s check, or USPS money order will be accepted) will be registered in order of arrival time. Purchasers must come to 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite 550W, to register.  At registration, a copy of the purchaser’s Treas. Form W-9 must be submitted.  Purchasers are also required to have completed Form FR-500, Combined Business Tax Registration Application, prior to or at the time of registering. The Form FR-500 may be found at OTR’s website (taxpayerservicecenter.com) under “Tax Forms/Publications.”

2015 Tax Sale Listing 

2015 Tax Sale Notices

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