Countywide Dialogue on Transportation: Sales Tax on Service
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Tax on business transactions where work is performed for consumers or
other businesses. Examples include, but are not limited to, haircut,
repair, and dry cleaners’ services.
N/A – there is currently no sales tax on services in Fairfax county
Potential Annual Revenue at Example Rate:
$367.5 million - *based on November 2011 study by Chmura Economics
General Assembly authorization
Anyone who consumes services in Fairfax County (residents and
Who Doesn't Pay?
People that do not buy services in Fairfax County.
Effect on Household:
$942 – this number is very overestimated because it assumes that only
Fairfax County households use services in Fairfax County.
Assumption: Sales Tax on service generated in the state would be $12
billion, based on the County’s share of statewide sales tax,
estimated taxing on services could generate $368 million with 390,900
households in the County.