Memorial Sales Tax Holiday

It’s that time of year again. A sales tax holiday will begin on Sunday, May 25, 2014 and run through Saturday, May 31, 2014.

This sales tax holiday offers you a chance to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season while getting a break on the sales tax.  During this tax break, certain items including; batteries, flashlights, bottled water, and first aid kits will be exempt.  In addition, certain bigger-ticket items are also exempt, e.g., generators priced at $1,000 or less.

To view a full list of the items that are included in the sales tax holiday, answers to frequently asked questions and guidelines for consumers and retailers, click here.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has also provided this link on their website so you can stay up to date on weather developments in our area.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office at (703) 451-3555 or




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