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...