Death and taxes are the only sure things in life, as the saying goes. Welcome to FindLaw's District of Columbia Tax Laws section, with information about personal income taxes, sales tax, and the various consumer goods subject to excise taxes, such as alcohol and gasoline. This section also covers D.C.'s tax fraud and tax evasion laws, which can be found in the criminal code, as well as the procedures regarding probate and estate taxes. Keep in mind that tax rates are subject to change quite regularly. Click on a link below or speak with a local attorney to learn more about Washington, D.C. tax laws.