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April 9, 2021

Repealing the WV Income Tax Could Mean More People Coming to the State. It’ll Definitely Mean Changes for People Already Living Here.

Mountain State Spotlight, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Flipboard – Republican Gov. Jim Justice and some state lawmakers predict the elimination of the personal income tax would bring hundreds of thousands of new residents to the state. Read the full article.

There’s no guarantee of that, but their decisions regarding the tax, and its effect on the state budget, will absolutely affect West Virginians who already live here.

The House of Delegates has already passed their versions of a personal income tax phase-out (House Bill 3300) and a budget bill, House Bill 2022. The state Senate did the same on Wednesday night. The two bodies will have to agree on one version of the bill and get it signed by Gov. Jim Justice for it to become law.

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