Effective July 1, 2018, there will be an additional one percent (1%) regional sales and use tax imposed in the "Historic Triangle" of Virginia. The "Historic Triangle" includes the City of Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York.
The total sales and use tax rate in these localities will increase from six percent (6%) to seven percent (7%). The new rate will apply to sales made on or after July 1, 2018. The new rate will not apply to property delivered prior to July 1, 2018, but paid for on or after July 1, 2018. Additionally, the new rate will not apply to taxable sales or lease payments paid in full prior to July 1, 2018, even though delivery may occur on or after July 1, 2018.