West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.


West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.


West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.


West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.


West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.


Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.


Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

  Tax Department News Room

Below you will find a list of recent press releases issued by the Tax Department. Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.

File Your State and Federal Personal Income Tax Returns Electronically

April 08, 2011 - Avoid Delays with Paper Returns...

West Virginia State Tax Commissioner Announces Property Assessment Review of Twelve Counties

March 18, 2011 - West Virginia State Tax Commissioner Craig A. Griffith announced today that property assessments will be reviewed in twelve West Virginia counties during 2011...

A New Year’s Resolution for Business Taxpayers

January 03, 2011 - This New Year, resolve to go green by filing and paying your business taxes online...

West Virginia State Tax Commissioner Appointed to the Federation of Tax Administrators

December 20, 2010 - West Virginia State Tax Commissioner Craig A. Griffith accepted an appointment to the Federation of Tax Administrators’ Board of Trustees in Washington D.C. earlier this month...

Tax Filing Deadlines extended for Taxpayers in five West Virginia Counties

July 26, 2010 - Businesses and individuals affected by June inclement weather in five West Virginia counties are now eligible for extensions of time to file and remit certain taxes, Governor Joe Manchin and Tax Commissioner Craig Griffith announced today. ...

West Virginia Tax Modernization Project Announces Next Meeting

July 21, 2010 - West Virginia Department of Revenue Secretary, Virgil T. Helton, and State Tax Commissioner, Craig A. Griffith, today announced the next meeting of the West Virginia Tax Modernization Project will take place ...

Flood Victims Can Seek Tax Relief During Recovery Effort

July 16, 2010 - Through Executive Orders 4-10 and 7-10, Gov. Joe Manchin has suspended the state’s sales and use taxes for flood victims’ purchases and installation of mobile homes, house trailers, modular homes or similar ...

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