Income tax, state; increases standard deduction. (HB472)

Introduced By

Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Karen Greenhalgh (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; standard deduction. Increases the standard deduction, starting with taxable year 2022, from $4,500 to $9,000 for single filers and from $9,000 to $18,000 for married filers (one-half of such amount in the case of a married individual filing a separate return). The increase would remain in effect until taxable year 2026, when the standard deduction is scheduled to be reduced to $3,000 for single filers and to $6,000 for married filers. Read the Bill »


02/16/2022: In Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100741D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB472)
01/27/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105245D-H1
02/02/2022Reported from Finance with substitute (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2022Reported from Appropriations (10-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105245D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB472H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/18/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB472H1)
03/01/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 3-N 1-A) (see vote tally)

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