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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

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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

Amazon.com to start collecting Va. sales tax

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.

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

Tags: Amazon.com, 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