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Why is the Supreme Court…

Why is the Supreme Court of Virginia being ignored?

A 2017 opinion of the Supreme Court of Virginia needs to be addressed. Read More
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Short-term Rentals and Lo…

Short-term Rentals and Local Taxes

The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion in Norton v. Bd. of Supervisors, Record No. 201028 (May 27, 2021), concerning changes to taxes and zoning made by Fairfax County. The majority of the opinion concerned the zoning changes. As for the tax… Read More
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The Saga of International…

The Saga of International Paper and Isle of Wight County

What has been happening between International Paper Company and Isle of Wight County? The dispute is not over but the Supreme Court of Virginia has weighed in. Read More
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Papers about tax amnesty and gavel in a court.

Interpretation of the Tax Amnesty Program in the City of Richmond

On April 2, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an unpublished opinion in HRIP Miller & Rhoads Acquisition, LLC v. City of Richmond. This case concerned the applicability of a tax amnesty program in the City of Richmond to the taxpayer; mo… Read More
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Supreme Court of Virginia Weighs in on Taxpayer's Burden in Real Property Tax Valuation Challenges

On January 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion in Portsmouth 2175 Elmhurst, LLC v. City of Portsmouth, et al. Aside from a collection fee issue, this case concerns a challenge to a real property tax valuation and what must be pr… 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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