West Virginia MetroNews – Following on the heels of a big personal income tax cut, Gov. Jim Justice has proposed three more tax breaks.
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West Virginia lawmakers will now need to make a calculation about whether the state can afford to embrace the proposals. The state’s 21.25 personal property tax cut is still taking effect, and a trigger to cut the tax even more is possible in the coming months.
The governor’s new proposals, outlined in his State of the State address, include changes to the state’s income tax on Social Security benefits, a credit for child and dependent care, and a senior citizen property tax credit.