Va. Senate Committee Repeals Tax on Hybrid Vehicles


Jan. 15, 2014

Virginia's extra fee on hybrid vehicles is under attack in the General Assembly.

On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Finance passed a bill that would get rid of the $64 annual tax on fuel-efficient cars and trucks in the Commonwealth.

“Taxation should be simple, uniform and transparent. The hybrid penalty is none of those," said Senator Chap Petersen (D - Fairfax). "I'm pleased that the members of the committee agree that's its time to stop this unfair penalty.”

The hybrid tax was a part of Governor Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan that passed last year.

The bill now goes to the full Senate for consideration.


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