The current District of Columbia General Excise Tax is 5.75%.
The current District of Columbia Hotel Tax is 14.5%.
The current tax on food and beverage is 10%.
Banquet service charges are taxable in the District of Columbia. All goods and services are subject to state tax including but not limited to food, beverage, labor, and gratuities.
In order to qualify for tax exemption, the paying party must provide a valid and current Tax Exemption Certificate issued directly by theDistrict of Columbia. All information on the Certificate (organization name, address, etc) must match exactly to the billing information provided with the Credit application.