Taxes in Virginia

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Virginia is no exception. The first step towards understanding Virginia’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Virginia rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Virginia’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

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