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Ohio Governor Considers Natural Gas Impact Fee, Higher Severance Tax

January 11, 2012

The State Journal — A conversion to the “effective” rate puts Ohio’s [severance tax rate] at about 0.37 percent of value over the past decade, according to Policy Matters Ohio, while West Virginia’s 5 percent severance tax on oil and gas and on coal together came to about 3.2 percent of value in 2007, according to the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. Read