Coal Severance Tax

Severance Tax Shortfalls Could Challenge Record Budget Surplus Numbers

Decreases were expected in personal income tax revenues - and in severance taxes relating to a fluctuating coal, gas and oil market.

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Coal Production Drop Off Leaves Behind Unreclaimed Mine Lands

Coal has been “king” for most of the last century in West Virginia and central Appalachia, but in recent years, global market forces, governmental regulations and alternative energy sources like natural gas have reduced its dominance.

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W.Va. House Passes Bill to Reduce Coal Severance Tax

The West Virginia House passed a bill Wednesday that would reduce the severance tax paid on coal burned for electricity House Bill 3142 passed on an 88-11…

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