Jan 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
SoutheastVirginia The Chesapeake City Council is asking Virginia legislators to impose an additional 10 percent state tax on beer and wine. The council put the surcharge on its list of suggestions for the General Assembly, which is a routine practice in the state. According to councilman Joe Newman, who proposed the increase, the state will likely consider the proposal although he is not certain what the outcome will be. He chose a beer and wine tax because they are "discretionary" purchases tha...
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