Virginia Retail Federation

The VRF seeks to proactively represent and support the legislative interests of Virginia retailers on the local, State, and Federal levels.

We help ensure the success of Virginia retailers by working diligently for our members. We protect members' legislative interests, ensuring their voice is heard in the legislative process, and informing them on issues impacting their business.

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Advocate Update - 1.31.17

This is the third full week of the 2017 General Assembly Session. Your lobbying team worked hard to make sure the outcome of each of the issues below, was positive for the retail industry.


Actions taken on these issues, potentially impacting your business:

Minimum WagePayment Method | Tax Exemption | Background Check

ABC | SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) | Product Safety

Cigarette Exemption CertificateRecycling

School CalendarFelony Threshold for LarcenyPayroll Breach

Employment | Food LabelingAccelerated Sales Tax


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