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West Virginia Governor still pushing for tax cut

February 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice continued his road show this week as he continues to try and maintain public attention for his proposed 50% income tax cut. The bill, which has already passed in the House of Delegates by a vote of 95-2, proposes to cut West Virginia’s income tax in half, with a 30% reduction in June 2023, and another 10% in 2024 and 2025. Justice was been joined at the Town Hall meetings by Secretary of Revenue Dave Hardy who has previously said that this tax cut will put more than a billion dollars back into the pockets of West Virginians by the end of the fiscal year 2024. Justice said that although the senate continues to work on their own tax reduction plan, he is confident that in the end, his proposal will get senate approval…