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The DC Code: § 47-4615 Abatement of real property taxes for National Public Radio, Inc.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
The real property taxes to be imposed with respect to the real property identified in the tax records of the District of Columbia, as of the effective date of this section, as Square 673, Lot 837, and any improvements thereto, shall be abated in any amount in excess of the amount of the real property taxes imposed on the property for tax year 2008, but only until the 1st tax year beginning after the 20th anniversary of the issuance of the final certificate of occupancy for the headquarters building of National Public Radio, Inc., on such real property.
Any increase in the real property taxes and vault fees imposed on Square W-484 shall be limited to an annual increase of no more than 3% from the effective date of this section until the earlier of the following:
The date that National Public Radio, Inc., entirely vacates the building located on Square W-484;
The date that the building located on Square W-484 is leased to a majority tenant other than National Public Radio, Inc.; or
December 31, 2013.

Historical and Statutory

Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) repeal of section 3 of D.C. Law 17-220, see § 7003 of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234). For temporary (90 day) repeal of section 3 of D.C. Law 17-220, see § 7003, of Fiscal Year Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-260, January 4, 2010, 57 DCR 345). Legislative History of Laws Law 17-220, the "National Public Radio Real Property Tax Abatement Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-666, which was referred to the Committee of Finance and Revenue. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 3, 2008, and July 1, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 7, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-421 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-220 became effective on August 29, 2008. Miscellaneous Notes Section 3 of D.C. Law 17-220 provides that this act shall apply upon the inclusion of its fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Short title: Section 7001 of D.C. Law 18-111 provided that subtitle A of title VII of the act may be cited as the "Budget Financing Contingencies Amendment Act of 2009". Section 7003 of D.C. Law 18-111 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 17-220. DC CODE § 47-4615 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 29, 2008, D.C. Law 17-220, § 2(b), 55 DCR 8235.)