New Virginia laws take effect January 1, 2023
Written by tonibjones on January 2, 2023
The minimum wage across the Commonwealth is now $12 per hour, up from $11. The change is a step increase built into 2021 legislation.
The grocery tax went down from 2.5% to 1%. The reduced tax rate applies to food for home consumption. It does not apply to alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, prepared hot foods packaged for immediate consumption, and seeds and plants used to grow food for home consumption.