Prospects of terminating the local bus system, known as GEORGE, operated by the City of Falls Church, has drawn sharp reaction from disparate groups in the Falls Church community, ranging from those who feel subsidizing each ride to the tune of almost $8 is an exorbitant burden on local taxpayers, […]
Wall Street’s impact on Broad Street (Falls Church’s Main Street) will actually be felt more in countless residential neighborhoods both here and across the planet as personal retirement and pension accounts disintegrate and local governments face steep losses in both their investment account balances and tax revenues.
Towards the end of the longest single Falls Church City Council meeting over the course of the 17-and-a-half-year history of the Falls Church News-Press, Councilman Dan Maller struck the just the right chord for the majority that approved construction of 174 affordable housing units in the City’s downtown.
For many Americans, Tuesday brought a flurry of action as people rushed to file their tax returns on time. This year Congress also got into the act, passing legislation to strengthen taxpayer protections and make the tax system work better for consumers.
Last week’s Legislative Day in Richmond, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) and the Virginia Municipal League (VML), convened nearly a thousand local elected officials from all over the Commonwealth. The annual trek to lobby General Assembly members about legislation with local impacts often is an exercise in […]
Nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. But for 1,400 Washington Metro area residents, it’s also a certainty that if they contact the IRS, they can get back close to $1,000 in unclaimed tax refund money.