Tax Code Does Virginia's Tax Code Disproportionately Hurt Low-Income People? By Michael Pope • Oct 8, 2019 Wealthy people are taxed more in Virginia. But, people at the other end of the spectrum may be feeling more of the pinch. Tax Breaks Intended to Help Low-Income Virginians Often End Up Benefiting Wealthy By Michael Pope • Aug 9, 2017 MBandman / Creative Commons As Washington turns its attention from healthcare to taxes, critics of the tax code on the right and left agree on one thing — too many tax breaks benefit wealthy people. Virginia Lawmaker Asking for Complete Overhaul of U.S. Tax Code By Michael Pope • Sep 9, 2016 Associated Press One Virginia congressman is hoping to throw the entire U.S. tax code in the trash can and start over.