Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

A number of new state and local tax laws will take effect on July 1, including changes to taxes on tobacco products, as well as the retail sales and use tax in one locality. Here are some of the coming Continue reading Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

Virginia – New Laws in Virginia including Taxes on Cigarettes, Retail Sales Effective July 1

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) — Virginia Tax says that a number of new state and local tax laws go into effect starting July 1. Here are some of the coming changes: – Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Increase: Beginning July 1, Continue reading Virginia – New Laws in Virginia including Taxes on Cigarettes, Retail Sales Effective July 1

Virginia- Could a “Digital Tax” Be on the Way for Virginia?

Virginia is one of 12 states that does not apply a sales tax to streaming platforms, missing out on about $10 million a year. Chris Wodicka at the Commonwealth Institute says lawmakers could help fund new priorities and balance the Continue reading Virginia- Could a “Digital Tax” Be on the Way for Virginia?

Virginia – Virginians Must Pay State Taxes by June 1 Despite Delay in Federal Tax Deadline to July 15

The federal tax filing deadline was extended to July 15 to help residents who may be impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, but tax preparers in Virginia want the public to realize one important detail: The state hasn’t changed its filing Continue reading Virginia – Virginians Must Pay State Taxes by June 1 Despite Delay in Federal Tax Deadline to July 15

Virginia – Data Center Tax Breaks a Good Deal: Report

State and local governments doling out tax breaks to companies building and leasing data centers are a widespread practice, albeit a controversial one, since a new data center doesn’t create nearly as many new jobs as, say, a factory. But Continue reading Virginia – Data Center Tax Breaks a Good Deal: Report

Virginia – New Tax laws In Effect As Of January 1, 2020

While Virginians are ringing in the new year, new tax laws are going into effect in the Commonwealth. As of January 1st, 2020, a number of new laws will change the way people in Virginia shop and do their taxes. Continue reading Virginia – New Tax laws In Effect As Of January 1, 2020

MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

New D.C. and Maryland laws that go into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1 may affect your wallet, your workplace and even your decision to donate an organ. Most Virginia laws are phased in each year on July 1 — but Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Well, here’s a surprise: sales and use tax collections, which have grown only sluggishly in the past few years despite a buoyant economy, jumped by 12.9% in August. Another surprise: use tax collections — that is taxes paid on sales Continue reading Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Virginia – State Lawmakers Kill GOP Gun Bills, Advance Sales-Tax Exemption For Gun Safes

A slew of gun bills backed by Republican delegates were killed in a majority-Democratic subcommittee Monday, including a bill to repeal of Virginia’s ban on firearms in places of religious worship and a bill to increase mandatory minimum sentencing for using Continue reading Virginia – State Lawmakers Kill GOP Gun Bills, Advance Sales-Tax Exemption For Gun Safes

Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions

A delegate from Roanoke has introduced legislation that would support gun violence prevention programs. Del. Sam Rasoul, a Democrat, introduced House Bill 1687 that would establish the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund that would distribute “grants to localities and organizations for the Continue reading Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions