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Tax Relief in Virginia

The state of Virginia requires its residents to pay income tax. This type of tax is imposed on an individual's wages or salary and the amount is based on what is being earned. The amount received in the form of income and property taxes is used by the state to ensure smooth running of governmental units like school systems etc. However, there is no property tax in Virginia on the state level. Thus, the local government is responsible for the collection of property taxes.

The latest figures for the median household income available are from 2013, which identify that in Virginia, median household income is $10,416 higher than the median household income for US. When compared with the values of the state itself in 2005 ($64,721), the figure ($62,666) is considerably lower. The figures for median family income for the state of Virginia are $75,524, which is higher than that for the value of median family income in the US ($64,030). However, ten years ago, the average used to be $77,768. With household and family income decreasing every year and the current rate of unemployment, tax debt has turned into a reality for many residents.

Helping individuals battle against the consequences of tax delinquency are firms that provide tax relief. Since those consequences include monetary penalties as well as liens and warrants declaring your property to be sold to pay off debt to the IRS, opting to work with a good tax relief firm is a viable solution. Tax relief is achieved by using strategies like negotiated penalty abatement, audit representation and reconsideration, and tax return amendment and review. Several strategies exist and are used every day to help individuals fix their tax debts with State and Federal entities.

 

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Tax Relief In The News

Homeowners can now enjoy 15pc tax relief

The tax relief at 15 per cent of gross emoluments will be extended to Kenyans aspiring to buy homes under the scheme, but will not exceed Sh108,000 per year. The amendment to the Income Tax Act, signe...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:58:00 GMT



Uhuru signs law on tax relief for low-cost housing beneficiaries

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday signed into law a Bill creating a 15 per cent tax relief for Kenyans buying houses under the Affordable Housing Scheme. The President signed an amendment to the Inco...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:28:00 GMT



David Watt: Claiming tax relief for museums and galleries need not be too taxing

In the context of ongoing uncertainty around cultural funding, the launch of a tax relief for museums and galleries is welcome news. A tax relief will never replace funding, and specifications and lim...

Published:  Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:17:00 GMT



Beneficiaries of affordable housing scheme to get 15pc tax relief

President Kenyatta approved amendments to VAT Act to effect zero rating of ordinary bread, copra, linseeds and mustard seeds President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill creating a 15 percent t...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:49:00 GMT



7th Pay Commission: How to claim tax relief for arrears

New Delhi, July 17: With the 7th Pay Commission recommendations being implemented, government employees are paid arrears of salaries and allowances with a retrospective effect. For the financial year ...

Published:  Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:18:00 GMT



Low-income Detroiters can apply for tax relief, foreclosure prevention

DETROIT, MI - Detroit is taking steps to ensure more low-income homeowners can stay in their homes by inviting them to apply for tax relief and allowing people to buy back houses in foreclosure. As of ...

Published:  Tue, 10 Jul 2018 18:54:00 GMT



Tax relief for severe storms and flooding victims

Texas - Victims of severe storms and flooding that began on June 19, 2018 in parts of Texas may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disast...

Published:  Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:09:00 GMT



Vaughn Palmer: Public payroll tax relief tilts James' promise for level playing field

VICTORIA - After weeks of speculation, Finance Minister Carole James this week announced relief from the new payroll tax for public service providers like schools and hospitals as well as many chariti...

Published:  Fri, 06 Jul 2018 18:07:00 GMT



Residents ask APS to lower property tax rate more than 1-mill proposal

The call for tax relief came during two public hearings Monday that the Atlanta Board of Education is required to hold before it sets a millage rate, currently at 21.74 mills. The third and final publ...

Published:  Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:01:00 GMT



Uhuru approves law granting 15 percent tax relief to affordable housing beneficiaries

NAIROBI, KENYA: President Uhuru has signed into law a Bill creating a 15 per cent tax relief for Kenyans buying houses under the Affordable Housing Scheme. ALSO READ: Mystery of Sh1.5b faulty air forc...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:38:00 GMT




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