Agency Mission Statement
The mission of the Real Property Tax Appeals Commission (RPTAC) is to conduct fair and impartial real property assessment appeal hearings for the citizens of the District of Columbia. The board’s objective is to ensure that appellants’ real properties are assessed at 100 percent of market value, based on properties similar in size and utility, so that an equitable tax burden is shared.
Role of the Real Property Tax Appeals Commission
The Real Property Tax Appeals Commission is the second-level real property assessment and appeals process. Prior to filing with the Real Property Tax Appeals Commission, a First-Level Administrative Appeal must have been filed with the Office of Tax and Revenue- Assessor’s Office. For more information on the first level filing process, visit the Office of the Chief Financial Officer's website.