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Virginia Local Government Wants to Tax PPP Loan Proceeds

In my last blog, I highlighted the fact that the City of Richmond has a tax revenue shortfall. Now thanks to an advisory opinion request, a Virginia local government has shown how far it is willing to go for tax revenue. A Virginia local government (… Read More
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The Importance of Adminis…

The Importance of Administrative Tax Appeals

In Virginia, the current pandemic has increased the importance of administrative tax appeals. Why? There are two overriding reasons. First, it is logical that state and local governments will be more aggressive when it comes to tax audits. Local gove… Read More
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BPOL Tax and Internet Tax…

BPOL Tax and Internet Tax Freedom Act (Part 2)

Previously, the opinion entered in Bd. of Supervisors v. Caxcom, LLC, Case no. CL-2019-5800 by the Circuit Court of Fairfax County determined that the Internet Tax Freedom Act applies to the BPOL tax. This month two similar opinions have been entered… Read More
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COVID-19 and Virginia Tax…

COVID-19 and Virginia Taxes

Many press and blog articles are correctly focusing on what is happening right now with COVID-19. But without question, the effects of this pandemic will also last into the future. These effects could possibly change how taxes are collected, includin… Read More
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Are Virginia Local Govern…
September 20th, 2021
In a request for an opinion of the Attorney General of Virginia, local governments might have given a preview of what they will try to do in the upcoming 2022 session of the Virginia General Assembly. The Commissioner of the Revenue and the Treasurer…
Why is the Supreme Court…
August 25th, 2021
A 2017 opinion of the Supreme Court of Virginia needs to be addressed.
BPOL Tax and Internet Tax…
July 21st, 2021
Previously, opinions were entered by the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, the Circuit Court of Norfolk, and in the Circuit Court of Chesapeake that Internet Tax Freedom Act (“ITFA”) applies to the BPOL tax imposed in those localities. These opini…

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