Tag: taxes

Our View: A good budget

With apologies to J.K. Rowling, we are tempted to say, “You’re a wizard, Mark.” How else to view Alexandria’s fiscal year 2020 budget, passed...

Letter to the Editor: Raising taxes will make Alexandria’s housing less...

To the editor:  I read the front-page article in the March 1 Alexandria Times, “Councilors mull affordable housing set-aside,” with interest. The article talked about...

Our View: A tale of two tax bases

Gaps in the political realm are generally not good. A gender gap that’s too wide can spell doom for a political career. An education...

City Council votes to approve historic tax increase

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com The Alexandria City Council voted 6-1 to adopt a $728.1 million general fund fiscal year 2018 budget on May 4. This...

Opinion: Pursuing a proactive, prudent budget

By Mayor Allison Silberberg We are in the thick of the budget process. This is a time for all of us to focus on the...

Civically quiet, vulnerable populations need economic relief

We need a reduction in the total tax burden that has doubled since the mayor's tenure began.

Free tax preparation assistance for low-income residents

Free tax preparation assistance available to low-income residents during the 2010 tax season