Tag: taxes

By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Town Council unanimously passed its fiscal year 2022 budget of more than $9.4 million June 24, including tax rate increases that were unpopular with some citizens but deemed necessary by town staff. Councilman Steve Bennett, who did not attend the Town Council meeting...
Dear Editor: I want to inform everyone that my taxes for 2020 are paid, and, believe you me, they are lucky to get it! Because of my shattered financial condition due to federal laws, state laws, county laws, city laws, corporate laws, liquor laws, mother-in-laws, father-in-laws, and all the other political...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors approved the county’s tax rates for the 2021 tax year Tuesday night, including a decrease in the tax rate for farm equipment, which one supervisor had proposed during a previous meeting. The farm equipment tax rate fell from $1.20 per $100 of assessed value...
Staff Report — Accomack Treasurer James Lilliston announced Monday that the county will unveil an updated taxpayer website this week. Customers will be greeted with a cleaner and more user-friendly platform when they go online to view or pay their bills, said Lilliston, and will now have the ability to pay...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 is around $28.5 million, an increase of about $378,000, or 1.34 percent, and even though Director of Finance John Chandler said the budget has grown a little more than 15 percent over the past five years – not...
By Linda Cicoira -- Accomack supervisors voted Wednesday to refund nearly $91,000 in overpaid taxes due to erroneous assessments made on local property. Commissioner of the Revenue Debbie Midgett certified that refunds are due to four companies. The supervisors followed the recommendation of county staff and directed Treasurer Dana Bundick to...
By Linda Cicoira-  The top 35 parcels in Accomack with outstanding real estate tax bills showed more than half a million dollars in tax debt, according to county figures released this week. The list is based on information compiled as of Aug. 22. At the top of the tally is...