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


Opposition to Industry Specific Taxes

VRF opposes any industry-specific taxes, particularly those that target the retail sector. The City of Richmond recently proposed and approved a 1.5% increase to the meals tax (the city does not require a referendum as the counties do) as well as a recent consideration to implement a Cigarette Tax. 

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