Retail Sales and Use Tax; limited exemption on computers and related peripheral equipment. (HB1659)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax; limited exemption on computers. Adds computers and related peripheral equipment to the list of items that are exempt from the sales and use tax during a three-day period the first weekend in August, beginning in 2007. The exemption shall only apply to a selling price of $1,500 or less for such computers and equipment. Amends § 58.1-611.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/05/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078122402
12/05/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/10/2007Assigned Finance sub: #2 (Purkey)
01/12/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1659)
01/31/2007Incorporated by Finance (HB2167-Cline) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2925.