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Mark your calendar, Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are around the corner.
From May 25-31, certain emergency supplies that cost less than $60 — including batteries, flash lights, rope, duct tape, bottled water and cell phone chargers — are exempt from sales tax at all Virginia retailers.
A coalition of taxpayer groups is calling on the Virginia General Assembly to repeal an increase in the state's retail sax tax, which was passed in conjunction with a decrease in the gas tax, to fuel $4 billion worth of transportation improvements.
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A budget-balancing gimmick enacted 3 1/2 years ago that requires some merchants to pay early estimated sales taxes would almost disappear under a proposal Gov. Bob McDonnell will include in the budget amendments he presents the General Assembly next week.
Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has reached a deal with Amazon.com Inc. for the giant online retailer to start collecting sales taxes in Virginia.
Gov Martin O'Malley's suggestion to add a penny to Maryland's sales tax has generated a lot of reaction, mainly against the measure
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