Tag: meals tax

By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved a 5% meals tax for Accomack County businesses outside incorporated towns. The proceeds will be used to pay overtime instead of giving compensatory leave time to all nonexempt county employees, at an estimated annual cost of $241,000. If the tax...
By Carol Vaughn — An Onancock bakery is challenging the town’s assertion that the business is required to collect meals tax on items it sells in bulk. Pete Smith, of the Corner Bakery, in a Facebook post Wednesday detailed the bakery’s stance, saying the business’ policy has been to collect the...