Both the county government and school system face projected budget shortfalls for FY 2018.
Here are unofficial Virginia election results for Nov. 8, 2016 including the 10th District House race, the Fairfax County meals tax referendum and a county-by-county breakdown of the presidential election.
U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock survived a difficult campaign challenge from Democrat LuAnn Bennett to secure a second term representing Virginia’s 10th District on Tuesday. See other Virginia results, including the Fairfax County meals tax and bond issues.
The 4 percent tax would be added to restaurant meals and drinks, as well as to ready-to-eat prepared foods and drinks bought at supermarkets and convenience stores.
Fairfax County voters will end a decadeslong debate over a meals tax in November. The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow the question to be answered by referendum.
The supervisors are seeking to add a 4-percent meals tax because it will give the county an extra estimated $99 million annually.
The Board of Supervisors advanced plans Tuesday to put a “meals tax” on the ballot in November.
County supervisors on the budget committee met Tuesday but have not yet agreed on the language of a proposed November referendum which would lay out how the money raised by the new tax would be spent.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova doesn\’t expect the 4 percent meals tax proposal to come before voters until at least after the 2016 election.
Going out to eat in Fairfax County won\’t cost more – at least not any time soon.
Fairfax County is struggling to move ahead with its proposal to impose a 4 percent tax on meals at restaurants, lunchrooms, cafeterias, coffee shops and delis.
Fairfax County is examining a potential tax that would raise bills for customers who order food at restaurants.
Going out to eat in Fairfax County could get a little bit more expensive if a county board task force recommends instituting a meals tax to help avoid repeating recent budget challenges.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has created a task
force, led by two former board chairs, to explore the possibility
of putting a meals tax referendum on the ballot.
WASHINGTON – The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is yet again considering a meal-tax proposal that would hike the tab at every county restaurant, bar and fast-food establishment by 4 percent. Although it sounds like…
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