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Va. tax holiday for appliances begins Friday

If you are in the market for an energy- or water-efficient appliance, this weekend is a good time to make your purchase. Virginia's October sales tax holiday begins Friday.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 01:38am EDT

Tags: tax holiday, Virginia, energy-efficient appliances

Tax holidays arrive in time for new school year

Mark your calendar, Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are around the corner.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Tags: back-to-school, tax holidays,

Hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday next week

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.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: hurricane

Taxpayer groups call for sales tax roll back

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.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: transportation reform, Virginia General Assembly, Tim Hugo, Bob Marshall, Bill Howell, National Taxpayers Union, Americans for Tax Reform, Fairfax County Taxpayers Alliance, Hank Silverberg

DC shuts down 9 restaurants over sales taxes

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 02:58pm EDT


McDonnell budget to cut accelerated Va sales tax

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.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 06:31pm EST

Tags: Virginia budget, Gov. Bob McDonnell to start collecting Va. sales tax

Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has reached a deal with Inc. for the giant online retailer to start collecting sales taxes in Virginia.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:49pm EST

Tags:, Gov. Bob McDonnell,

Merchants oppose Md. sales tax increase proposal

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

Saturday - 01/14/2012, 11:54am EST

Tags: Martin OMalley

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