Personal Taxes

Watch or hear at 6 p.m. – Legislators right this moment focus on the proposal to abolish personal earnings tax and academic financial savings accounts

This week on The Legislature Today, senior reporter Dave Mistich speaks with Vice Chair of the House Finance Committee, Vernon Criss, and Minority Chair, Brent Boggs, about Governor Jim Justice’s plan to cut the state’s income tax while reducing the state’s income tax Increase consumer sales and other taxes.

Liz McCormick gives us an update on House Bill 2013. The move would create the Hope Scholarship Program and open publicly funded education savings accounts in West Virginia to be applied to the cost of private and homeschooling.

Emily Allen looks back on other events around the statehouse.

Today’s Legislation – March 19, 2021

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