The 2010 Executive Budget Document
Department of Taxation [ http://www.tax.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Virginia Department of Taxation’s mission is to serve the public by administering the tax laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia with integrity, efficiency, and consistency.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 86,054,998||$ 12,579,537||$ 61,180,660|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 86,771,193||$ 9,315,597||$ 61,249,457|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 87,911,521||$ 9,519,328||$ 66,800,896|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 89,861,698||$ 10,323,428||$ 67,057,269|
|2011 Base Budget||$ 89,861,698||$ 10,323,428||$ 67,057,269|
|2011 Addenda||$ (6,384,979)||$ 68,772,314||$ (3,975,385)|
|2011 Total||$ 83,476,719||$ 79,095,742||$ 63,081,884|
|2012 Base Budget||$ 89,861,698||$ 10,323,428||$ 67,057,269|
|2012 Addenda||$ (6,479,979)||$ 69,772,314||$ (3,975,385)|
|2012 Total||$ 83,381,719||$ 80,095,742||$ 63,081,884|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2011 Base Budget||959.50||37.00||996.50|
|2012 Base Budget||959.50||37.00||996.50|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Distribute Central Appropriations amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the cost of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($1,803,738) ($1,803,738)
Remove one-time funding provided for the implementation of legislationRemoves one-time funding provided by the 2009 General Assembly for the implementation of Chapter 503, 2009 Acts of Assembly, which requires the Department of Taxation to provide a taxpayer's representative with a power of attorney copies of any written correspondence or other written materials that were provided to the taxpayer.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($471,540) ($471,540)
Increase appropriation for the Contract Collector FundIncreases the appropriation to better reflect expenditures.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $7,772,314 $7,772,314
Transfer appropriation for the distribution of sales tax on fuelTransfers the appropriation for the tax on fuel sold in certain transportation districts from the Department of Accounts Transfer Payments (DOATP) to the Department of Taxation (TAX). TAX collects the tax and makes the distributions of the revenue. The 2008 General Assembly provided an appropriation for this distribution but erroneously placed the appropriation in DOATP. The amount appropriated in this action is consistent with the department's most recent six year revenue estimate.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $71,115,843 $71,115,843
Distribute amounts for real estate fees to agency budgetsTransfers amounts for fees charged to agencies for central lease administration from the Department of General Services to agency budgets.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $57,059 $57,059
Transfer appropriation between service areasEliminates the training for local assessors service area and transfers the appropriation to the valuation and assessment assistance for localities service area.
Reduce nongeneral fund appropriation for the distribution of the sales tax on fuelReduces the appropriation for the distribution of the tax on fuel sold in certain transportation districts. A separate adjustment transfers the appropriation from the Department of Accounts Transfer Payments (DOATP) to the Department of Taxation (TAX). TAX collects the tax and makes the distributions of the revenue. This adjustment is necessary to align the appropriation with anticipated revenue, as estimated by TAX.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund ($10,115,843) ($9,115,843)
Legislatively expand the requirements for electronic filingReduces general fund dollars to reflect savings associated with proposed legislation for the 2010 Session. The proposed legislation would require preparers of a large volume of income tax returns to file electronically, and large retailers who file a consolidated retail sales and use tax return for stores in more than one locality to file the consolidated return electronically.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $0 ($95,000)
Eliminate funding for salary adjustmentsEliminates funding for non-legislatively enacted salary adjustments, such as in-band adjustments and increases based on changes in an employee's skill set and knowledge base.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($300,000) ($300,000)
Capture savings generated from telecommuting practicesCaptures existing savings from current telecommuting practices within the agency.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($130,000) ($130,000)
Reduce discretionary non-personal services costsReduces the use of telecommunications, manual services, office supplies, and temporary support.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($695,900) ($695,900)
Capture turnover and vacancy savingsCaptures savings as a result of position vacancies.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($2,014,803) ($2,014,803)
Transfer court debt and land preservation tax credit revenues to the general fundTransfers an additional $500,000 in court debt revenue and $100,000 in land preservation tax credit revenue, in each year, to the general fund.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Revenue/Transfers $600,000 $600,000
Reduce funding for technology consultantsReduces funding for technology consultants.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($663,000) ($663,000)
Reduce wage, travel, and overtime costReduces wage, travel, and overtime expenses.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($298,894) ($298,894)
Charge for value use taxation programRecovers the costs associated with the value use taxation program from localities. The department contracts with Virginia Tech to develop use value assessment estimates for local Commissioners of Revenue to consider when arriving at assessment values for agricultural real property.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Revenue/Transfers $105,000 $105,000
Capture savings from the elimination of the Norfolk district officeThe Department of Taxation is eliminating its district office in Norfolk beginning January 1, 2010. Employees will telework. This adjustment captures the savings in FY 2011 and FY 2012 associated with eliminating the lease for office space in which the Norfolk district office is located.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($64,163) ($64,163)