The Virginia congressional delegation called for flexibility in financial aid deadlines due to the removal of an online tool.
Let’s face it; having your taxes prepared isn’t exactly the most exciting way to spend the morning for most of us.
Marchers in this year’s 4th of July parades in small towns across America will pass a variety of Main Street businesses.
Tax Day offers a stark reminder of the difference between those of us who pay all our taxes every year and the big corporations that don’t.
Grab a pencil. Here’s a quiz. How many types of taxes can you list that most Americans pay? Two? Five?
We’ve heard it all before! Most of the presidential candidates promise us “We’re going to reform taxes!” Some flat-tax enthusiasts even promise us “I’m going to get rid of the IRS!”
My name is Cole Scrogham and I am a small business owner in Augusta County, providing consulting and management services to Motorsport companies all over the US and Europe,
Hillary Clinton announced the details of her tax plan to ensure the wealthiest individuals pay their fair share, while making investments that will create good-paying jobs.
A recent poll by the Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute at VCU shows that Virginians strongly support increased funding for public schools.
When it was first initiated, the Forest Products Tax in Virginia was paid by the lumber mills or other large forest products companies – entities that have a fixed place of business.
Tax Day has come and gone, but the aggravation and frustration of tax season is still fresh in many minds. It’s during this particularly “taxing” time of year that hard working Americans are confronted with piles of forms, confusing instructions, and the prospect of turning more of their hard-earned money over to the government.
As if we needed further proof that taxes are too high, a recent study from the Tax Foundation found that left-leaning states like Vermont and Oregon have less burdensome tax structures than the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The average American household spends $2,089 on real estate property taxes each year, and residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes shell out another $423.
Governor Terry McAuliffe, Tax Commissioner Craig Burns, Senator Bryce Reeves, Delegate Kathy Byron, and Delegate Mark Keam today urged eligible Virginians to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs to save money at tax time.
Last night, both chambers of the General Assembly convened with other government leaders to hear the Governor deliver the annual “State of the Commonwealth” address.
Upcoming educational programs at the Waynesboro Senior Center.
Governor McAuliffe announced today that December revenue collections for Virginia state government posted strong gains.
On Friday, Mitt Romney finally told the truth about his interest in a third presidential run to a room full of Republican donors, as if he hadn’t planned for this all along.
In a blow to Virginia travel and tourism, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new budget proposal includes a new travel services tax on consumers who use the services of online travel agencies (OTAs), brick and mortar travel agents, small business tour operators, and other travel intermediaries.
Christmas came early this year to some of Washington’s biggest special-interest groups when Congress passed legislation that was laden like a decorated Christmas tree with some of the finest-looking and most expensive ornaments lobbyists can buy.
As the post-election lame duck session gets underway, Congress has an excellent opportunity to show that they’ve heard the American people loud and clear by acting on tax extenders.
Harrisonburg Virginia Organizing leaders Maria Peña and Maria Del Carmen Valdez attended a media conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss how she and her family will be directly affected by the administrative relief offered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.
Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has introduced legislation that would see decreased taxes for businesses utilizing renewable energy.
The Virginia General Assembly adjourned its regular session in early March this year and immediately went into special session that while still continuing has become the longest special session ever.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement following President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, released the following statement on President Obama’s immigration announcement tonight.
My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations.
Governor McAuliffe announced today that General Fund revenue increased 4.4% from the previous year with all major sources contributing to the increase.
The time for Republican self congratulation is over, and the work needs to begin. It appears that the majority of the voting population recognizes that our country is in dire condition.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced yet another gateway connecting Chinese travelers to Virginia with the creation of a brand new landing page on the state’s tourism website, Virginia.org.
Cadence Inc. announced unaudited results for the first nine months of 2014 including a 37% increase in revenue compared to 2013 to $54.5 million.
Today, Governor McAuliffe announced that the September General Fund revenue increased 5.3% from the previous year with all major sources contributing to the increase. This is the first time revenues have increased for three consecutive months since April-June of 2013.
Sixth District Libertarian congressional nominee Will Hammer released his first campaign web ad on Monday. Hammer is challenging incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte in the November election.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that August General Fund revenue increased 1.7% from the previous year. On a fiscal-year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 7.7% compared with the same period last year.
Tourism was once more an important contributor to the local economy in 2013. Tourism revenue for the City of Harrisonburg reached $106,875,730 a 0.9 percent change over 2012.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia generated $21.5 billion in revenue from tourists in 2013, a 1.4 percent increase over 2012.
The “Fair Tax” (“FT”) is a fraud – it is more wealth redistribution, and a financial scam.
March 2, 1995, was a pivotal day in the history of our country. On that day, the U.S. Senate failed by one vote to pass a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution.
Creating jobs, boosting our economy, and providing a foundation for a brighter tomorrow: these are the simple facets of House Republicans’ plan for expanding opportunity for all Americans.
Our tax system is complex and confusing. It discourages job growth and overall competitiveness, and it discourages every day Americans who want to live their lives without the stress of Uncle Sam knocking at their doors.
Cadence, Inc. announced unaudited results for the first six months of 2014 including a 26 percent increase in revenue compared to 2013 to $33.6 million.
With 218 co-sponsors—more than half of the U.S. House of Representatives—on board, legislation to repeal federal estate taxes is ripe for floor action, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Proceedings in the federal trial of Wissam and Bassam Khalil of Rhode Island were halted last Thursday after the brothers pleaded guilty to their roles in a smuggling scheme that trafficked more than 6 million cigarettes from Virginia to Rhode Island over a two year period.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that preliminary figures indicate the state concluded Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 with an approximately $438.5 million shortfall in general fund revenue collections, excluding transfers.