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Sunday, December 4, 2022


Letter: Homeowners being taxed out of Fairfax

Editor: My wife and I have been homeowners and taxpayers in Fairfax County since 1968. We are retired and living on a fixed income. Therefore, I wish to protest the increases in real-estate taxes in the Fairfax County government’s...

Supervisors advertise no change to existing tax rate

Fairfax County supervisors on March 8 voted 9-1 to advertise a maximum real-estate-tax of $1.14 per $100 assessed valuation – the same rate now in effect – but indicated they favor approving a lower rate after budget hearings and...

Volunteers will measure impact of plastic-bag legislation

With taxes on single-use plastic bags now in effect across much of Northern Virginia, one local environmental organization is laying the groundwork to see how effective they are in preventing bags from ending up polluting local waterways. On Jan. 17,...

Tax man cometh for your plastic bags

File this in the folder marked “when it comes to life’s two certainties, there may be a million ways to die, but there are a million and one ways to tax you.” Arlington County Board members later this week are...
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