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Reform Panel to Discuss Taxation of Alcohol, Other Items


A legislative committee reviewing West Virginia’s tax code will discuss taxation of minerals, alcohol, tobacco and other items during meetings this week.

The Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform is scheduled to meet on Monday and Tuesday at the Capitol.

Monday’s agenda includes the severance tax on minerals in West Virginia and the inventory tax on industry equipment.

On Tuesday, the committee will discuss taxation of alcohol, tobacco, insurance premiums and subsidies, and gaming taxes and subsidies.