NOTICE TO MEMBERS
The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue on April 26, 2023 posted
OTR TAX NOTICE 2023 -03
NOTICE REGARDING THE TAXATION OF INSTRUMENTS RELATING TO REFINANCES AND MODIFICATIONS
This Notice Replaces and Supersedes ORT Tax Notice 2014-05 (dated May 21, 2014)
This notice supplements and supersedes OTR Tax Notice 2014-05 on
commercial refinances and modifications to provide more clarification
on what constitutes a refinance for recordation tax purposes. Generally, to constitute a refinance, the new loan must be made to the same obligor(s) who wasindebted under the loan(s), as modified and restated, if applicable, that is being paid off,extinguished, and replaced, and must be secured by the same real property that securedthe loan(s), as modified and restated, if applicable, being paid off, extinguished, and replaced.
The revised tax notice is published on Recorder Of Deeds website and OTR’s Tax Law and Guidance – Notices.
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OTR TAX NOTICE 2023-03
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