Tag: income tax

CAPSAW program saves taxpayers $24K

Local residents can receive valuable help at tax time this spring from CAPSAW’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or Valley VITA program.


Ken Becker: The Fair Tax

Column by Ken Becker Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   I want to introduce to the public a new concept for funding the federal government. A new efficient tax system that is completely voluntary. This tax plan has been introduced to the United States Congress as the Fair Tax Act (H.R. 25/S. 296). Imagine keeping every […]


Focus | No car tax, but yes, local income tax?

Kaine gets heat for controversial proposed switch Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Goodbye, No Car Tax. Hello, New Local Income Tax. Tim Kaine didn’t exactly say it that way, but that was the sum effect. “Let’s keep the promise. Let’s get rid of the car tax on personal vehicles completely, but do it the right […]


Focus | The tax burden on the … who, again?

Story by Chris Graham With AFP Audio If you believe the partisan rhetoric, it’s the wealthy who bear the tax burden, and who are deserving of tax breaks to get the economy moving. A new report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy and the Virginia Organizing Project puts the rhetoric in a new […]