Press Releases

Senate Finance Committee Approves 2 Bipartisan Bills Boosting Employee Access to Stock Options & Retirement Benefits

Warner-Heller measure eases tax impact of providing stock options for employees. Warner-Collins measure eases paperwork burden on employers offering retirement accounts.

Sep 21 2016

Warner-Heller measure eases tax impact of providing stock options for employees. Warner-Collins measure eases paperwork burden on employers offering retirement accounts.

After Tax Day, Warner Presses IRS on Identity Theft & Fraudulent Tax Returns

Sen. Warner requests more information on IRS efforts to protect taxpayers and assist victims of identity theft

Apr 16 2015

Following the April 15th federal income tax deadline, U.S. Sen. Warner is requesting more information from the Internal Revenue Service about procedures in place to help taxpayers who have been victims of identity theft, and what might be done going forward to proactively alert taxpayers identified as possible victims of identity theft.

IRS to Warner: Uniforms for Public Safety Officials are Not Taxable

In response to request from Sen. Warner, IRS provides clarity to Virginia firefighters and police that the cost of clothing provided to wear on duty is not subject to taxation

Mar 11 2015

In a letter to Sen. Warner, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that firefighters and police officers will not be expected to pay taxes on common clothing items that they are required to wear while on duty.

Warner, Kaine call for nationwide examination of tax lien programs

~ Citing Abuses of Veterans and the Elderly, Warner and Kaine Join 10 Senators in Call for Investigation ~

Sep 20 2013

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined Senator Ron Wyden and nine other Senators in urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to examine the protections for consumers facing tax liens and foreclosure in light of consumer abuses revealed in recent media reports.

Sen. Warner calls for prompt action on U.S. deficit & debt

”Every day, week, month” of delay “limits our options, makes the choices harder”

Dec 06 2010

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today urged the White House and the bipartisan Congressional leadership to allow consideration of the recommendations of the bipartisan Deficit Commission despite the Commission’s inability on Friday to reach the “supermajority” consensus that would have triggered Congressional action.