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Severance taxes are taxes generally imposed on the privilege of mining minerals such as coal, oil, natural gas, limestone, and sandstone, among others. Most taxes either apply to the gross receipts related to mining activity or to units of mining production. There are also severance taxes on timber. Data on Severance Taxes in West Virginia may be found here.
Grafton to present plans to Home Rule Board in Charleston 01/15/2018
The West Virginia Home Rule Board will meet Wednesday, January 17, to discuss proposals submitted by the City of Grafton to amend its Home Rule Plan regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays, as well as hiring rules for fire service personnel....read more
September General Revenue collections above estimate10/11/2017
Better-than-expected Severance Tax and Corporate Net Income Tax revenues put West Virginia’s General Revenue collections of $389.2 million for the month of September at nearly $11.5 million above estimate and 3.5 percent above last year’s receipts....read more