Virginia – State Weighs Sales Tax For Online “Marketplace Facilitators”

Virginia’s sales taxes are currently stuck in the last century. But, state laws on sales taxes are about to go back to the future. Wayfair, you’ve got just what Virginia needs — $155 million in new sales tax revenues. The Continue reading Virginia – State Weighs Sales Tax For Online “Marketplace Facilitators”

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VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

The sales tax on tampons, diapers and other personal hygiene products will be reduced by more than half beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced Wednesday that he signed SB 1715, sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Boysko, (D-86th), and Continue reading VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

Virginia – State On The Verge Of Approving Its First Local Option Sales Tax

Virginia is on the verge of creating local option sales tax authority for precisely one jurisdiction, and it’s been flying completely under the radar. Halifax County, population 35,000, is about to upend Virginia’s sales tax system and potentially open the Continue reading Virginia – State On The Verge Of Approving Its First Local Option Sales Tax

VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Jamestown residents will vote again on a proposed 1-cent sales tax increase on the April 2 ballot. A similar issue failed at the polls in November. Mayor Dayna Coonce said a new wastewater treatment plant will increase current sewer rates Continue reading VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

VIRGINIA – Northam Nixes Online Sales Tax Set-Aside For Amazon

The legislature wanted to start collecting money in July 2020 to eventually pay Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). The first $40 million was going to come from the state’s internet sales tax revenue. But Northam’s revised fiscal year 2020 budget strikes that Continue reading VIRGINIA – Northam Nixes Online Sales Tax Set-Aside For Amazon

Virginia – Governor Signs Law Slashing Sales Tax On Personal Hygiene Products

RICHMOND — The sales tax on tampons, diapers and other personal hygiene products will be reduced by more than half beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he has signed SB 1715, sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Boysko, D-Fairfax, and HB Continue reading Virginia – Governor Signs Law Slashing Sales Tax On Personal Hygiene Products

Virginia – State Closer To Passing Internet Sales Tax

A bill to enact an internet sales tax unanimously is on its way to the Virginia Senate after passing through the Senate’s Finance Committee, where it saw support from both Republicans and Democrats. The bill, S.B. 1083, was proposed by Continue reading Virginia – State Closer To Passing Internet Sales Tax

Virginia – Louisa County Officials Divided On Whether To Ask The State To Collect Taxes On Internet Retail Sales

County officials are divided on whether they want Virginia to collect taxes on internet retail sales. The issue was a point of contention on Sept. 17, as members of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors discussed their list of priorities Continue reading Virginia – Louisa County Officials Divided On Whether To Ask The State To Collect Taxes On Internet Retail Sales