A referendum on raising the sales tax in Roanoke County is one thing under discussion as county leaders discuss ways to pay to replace aging schools.
Lynchburg's commissioner of the revenue said he will share with fellow elected tax officials what he knows about processing internet sales tax data during a Zoom conference later in February.
While there is no easy way to determine what portion of a locale’s total sales tax revenue comes from online purchases, a revenue audit might reveal the answer, officials said.
There are various plans, ideas and local initiatives floating around Virginia to help local governments repair or replace aging schools, but no consensus on how to pay for such an effort.
Internet sales tax is for the first time being collected in Virginia in a mandated way and it appears to be paying dividends for Roanoke County as residents shop online during the pandemic.
Federal funding helped Roanoke County plug holes in an operating budget pockmarked by economic impacts of the coronavirus, but spending cuts a…
Because schools aren't physically in session, the district will likely save money in utility bills, school bus fuel and more.
RICHMOND — In some public schools across Virginia, rainwater leaks into classrooms, teachers turn on dehumidifiers so posters don’t peel off t…
By Larry Hincker
RICHMOND — Virginians already are paying sales tax on many goods they purchase on the internet, even though the state has not yet decided the …
The leader of the House of Delegates committee that oversees state tax laws wants to broaden a largely fruitless five-year examination of tax preferences as a way to potentially lower Virginia’s tax rates on individual income, sales and corporations.
Virginia entered the last month of its fiscal year $142 million ahead of its budget forecast, but state officials won’t take a victory lap until they receive big tax deposits due at the end of the month.
Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam, the two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, debate tonight in Roanoke.
There will be two events in the Roanoke Valley on Thursday night that are expected to be loud, raucous and filled with dire predictions of doom.
Pattisall is a retired Circuit Court judge in Roanoke.
Recently you published a series of articles citing the difficult economic and living conditions experienced by citizens of the Southwest Virgi…
In 2013, after struggling and bouncing between jobs, I set out to start my own business, called uCell2Us, which sells mostly used electronics …