Virginia State Tax Guide

Virginia state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Virginia state tax: Overview

Income taxes in Virginia can be a bit higher than the national average for some residents.

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Gasoline$0.298 per gallon
Diesel$0.308 per gallon
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Cigarettes$0.30 per pack
Snuff$0.18 per ounce
Other Tobacco Products10% of the manufacturer's price
Medical Marijuana5.30%
Recreational Marijuana26.30% (5.3% cannabis sales tax + 21% excise tax)
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Beer$0.26 per gallon
Wine$1.51 per gallon

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Kelley R. Taylor
Senior Tax Editor,

As the senior tax editor at, Kelley R. Taylor simplifies federal and state tax information, news, and developments to help empower readers. Kelley has over two decades of experience advising on and covering education, law, finance, and tax as a corporate attorney and business journalist. 

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