Virginia's sales tax in 2014 was 5.3 percent with 4.3 percent going to the state and 1 percent retained by the municipality where a taxable purchase was made. An additional 0.7 percent is assessed in five cities and four counties in northern Virginia and ten cities and four counties in the Hampton Roads region. The additional tax revenue goes to the state.
Income tax in Virginia is assessed progressively as income is earned. Tax rates are 2 percent on the first $3,000 of income, 3 percent on the next $2,000, 5 percent between $5,001 and $17,000, and 5.75 percent on income beyond $17,000.Learn more about Public Records