Position Statement on Arrington Development

Fauquier Taxpayers Association opposes the removal of the 55 and older age restriction on the Arrington development due to the increased costs to the Fauquier taxpayers.         FTA Statement on Arrington Amendment

Of Assessments and Taxes

There are a number of Fauquier County homeowners who remain in a state of shock over the recently completed real estate assessments. For about 18,000 homeowners, the assessments increased, typically, 17.75%, from $321,000 to $378,000. For many, such increases did not...

Need for Meals Tax Questioned in The Plains

The town of The Plains is pursuing a tax on food prepared by small businesses that serve such food and drink within its limits. The town is one of a handful of jurisdictions in Fauquier County permitted by state code to implement such a tax on its citizens and...

When it comes to taxes, livestock don’t call 911

Fauquier County is prized by many of its residents for its heritage of agricultural businesses, open spaces and rural nature. These aspects represent important quality of life features for many county citizens. However, questions concerning the fairness of the...