Dropping Business Tax Among New Laws
Associated Press, Martins Ferry Times Leader, Hagerstown Herald-Mail - Starting Thursday, West Virginia's lowest-paid workers will get a raise and businesses will have one less state tax to pay. Read
West Virginia is increasing its minimum wage and nixing its business franchise tax, two of the laws effective New Year's Day.
For operators of aboveground storage tanks, Thursday is also the due date for inspection certifications under a new law to safeguard water supplies and prevent chemical spills.