Gov. Justice addresses West Virginia Association of Counties during annual conference.
CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice delivered remarks at the West Virginia Association of Counties’ 2020 annual conference event in Charleston on Monday, speaking with community leaders about the progress being seen across the entire state.
Kanawha officials project devastating losses from business tax repeal.
Kanawha County will lose over half its revenue gained from personal property taxes if a Senate proposal to eliminate taxes on manufacturing equipment goes into effect, county officials said last week.
According to the Kanawha Assessor’s Office, $22.7 million of the county’s $44 million of property tax revenue would be axed; municipalities in the county would lose almost $9.5 million combined.