At the February 22nd Board meeting, the County Executive presented the FY 2023 Advertised Budget which includes a 9.5 percent increase in taxes paid by the average homeowner – with many across the County seeing increases much higher.
If approved as is, it will be the most significant tax increase since 2006 when Gerry Connolly was Chairman during the period when real estate taxes on the average homeowner doubled from $2407.27 in 2000 to $4830.42 in 2008. This increase comes despite the advertised budget holding the tax rate flat at $1.14 per $100 of assessed value due to higher assessments.
Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced his new finance secretary and vowed his team will promote lower taxes and greater fiscal responsibility in Richmond.
The governor-elect’s incoming finance secretary will be Stephen Emery Cummings, the former president and CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
“Lowering taxes and restoring fiscal responsibility in Richmond is a primary focus of our Day One Game Plan, and Steve’s experience and expertise will help make sure we deliver real results for Virginians,” Youngkin said.
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin’s campaign today announced the launch of a digital ad campaign highlighting Terry McAuliffe’s proposed tax hike, which would be the largest in Virginia history.
A fiscal analysis by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy found that McAuliffe’s budget would increase spending in Virginia by $8 billion over the next biennium…
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin today announced endorsements from three organizations representing thousands of Virginia small businesses: National Federation of Independent Business Virginia PAC (NFIB), Associated Builders and Contractors Virginia (ABC-VA), and Virginia Contractor Procurement Alliance (VCPA).
“Virginians have a clear choice this November…”
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin is calling for the total elimination of Virginia’s taxes on groceries. In a new TV ad, Youngkin notes that Virginia is one of just 13 states that tax groceries. “It’s time to make it a little easier to live, work, and raise a family here in Virginia,” Youngkin says.
Democrats on the Fairfax County Board Supervisors voted last night to impose a new tax on shoppers. Effective January 1, 2022, county residents will incur a 5-cent tax on plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores, and drug stores.
Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield) was the board’s lone dissenting vote.
Political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin today announced his Day One Game Plan, laying out the actions he will take on his first day in office toward achieving his vision of making Virginia the best place to live, work, and raise a family. “We have a lot we need to get done here in Virginia, and we need to start strong,” Youngkin said.
On Thursday, political outsider, successful business leader, and Republican nominee for governor Glenn Youngkin delivered remarks outlining his plan for the Virginia budget surplus and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.
Glenn outlined his plan in Richmond at the L. Douglas Wilder Library at Virginia Union University.
This past year, I’ve watched COVID attack every rung of the ladder that helped me up.
So many families have lost parents and grandparents too early. So many small businesses have gone under. Becoming a Christian transformed my life — but for months, too many churches were shut down.
Most of all, I am saddened that millions of kids have lost a year of learning when they could not afford to lose a day.