5 percent tax on wholesale gasoline: $733 million
New taxes on out-of-state corporations: $250 million
Online sales tax: $255 million
Eliminate sales tax exemption for nonprofits: $79 million
Increased taxes in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads (hotel tax, vehicle registration, restaurant tax, sales tax): $550 million for those areas
What, no abusive driving fees? Mr. Albo must be going soft.
Of his plan, Albo says:
“The governor has done something that’s very valuable. He has put a ball on a tee, and he pulled out a 5-iron to try to solve the problem,” Albo said. “We want to play the same ball, we just want a different club. We want a 3-wood.”
Mixing club metaphors with taxes really isn’t a wise thing to do. Especially when you’re asking for more club.
But to extend the Delegate’s phrasing just a bit, his proposal will probably snap-hook. Right into the lake.
And while we’re on the topic of golf shots gone awry, here’s your moment of Caddyshack goodness: