Chicago, IL asked in Tax Law for District of Columbia

Q: Do I owe Washington DC Income Taxes?

I currently live abroad in Mexico and have since early 2022. Former resident of Washington DC. I still have a valid drivers license and a 'traveling mailbox' associated with DC - but DO NOT live there. California based employer IS taking DC taxes out. Do I owe DC income taxes as no longer a resident? Can I be issued a refund for taxes paid in 2022 when I was no longer a resident?

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Nico E. Banks
Nico E. Banks
  • Washington, DC
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: You may still owe taxes in Washington, DC even if you are not a resident there, particularly if your work is related to Washington, DC.

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