Retail Sales and Use Tax; requirements for dealer or direct permit holder discount. (SB987)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tax and fee discounts and allowances. Eliminates dealer tax and fee discounts and allowances for the retail sales and use tax, tire recycling fee, communications sales and use tax, cigarette and tobacco products tax, E-911 service tax, and fuels taxes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091924818
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB987)
02/03/2009Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 092911212-S1
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2009Committee substitute agreed to 092911212-S1
02/05/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB987S1
02/06/2009Reconsider passed by the day (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Passed by for the day
02/06/2009Reconsider passed by the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Impact statement from TAX (SB987S1)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/13/2009Assigned App. sub: Technology Oversight & Government Activities (Landes)
02/28/2009Left in Appropriations


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 4 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2383.


Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Virginia Interfaith Center supports this bill.

robert legge writes:

Is there any discussion about amending this bill to have a cap so that it focuses just on big box stores. And anyone know how common this is among other states?