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November 9, 2014

Is the Mountain State Really Open for Business?

The State Journal – With the Mountain State constantly being ranked last, it might feel like a far stretch to say West Virginia might be doing tax structure the right way. Read

But according to a new study, West Virginia is ranked 21 among the best business tax climates in the country. In the latest from the State Business Tax Climate Index, an independent tax policy research organization, West Virginia rankings remain the same since October 2013, experts said.

“The federal government is gridlocked, but state policymakers on both sides of the aisle are enacting truly fundamental reforms,” said Tax Foundation Economist and Manager of State Projects Scott Drenkard. “States are doing their part and it’s time that Washington steps up.”


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