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Meals Tax Bills Defeated in State Legislature

Meals Tax Bills Defeated in State Legislature

Loudoun Tribune, February 8, 2018 Read More Here

State legislation that would have allowed officials to add a county-wide tax on food bought in local restaurants without voter approval has been killed thanks in part to lobbying by business officials.

Leesburg and other towns within the county already have meals taxes, which are collected in addition to the 6 percent sales tax. Leesburg, which has a restaurant tax rate of 3.5 percent, could have raised the levy to as high as 8 percent under one bill.

Loudoun Tribune, February 8, 2018 Read More Here