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West Virginia Sales Tax Changes, July 2015


 Sales tax rate changes take effect July 2015 in West Virginia.

Numerous localities in West Virginia will have sales tax rate changes, effective July 1, 2015.

The following municipalities will impose a new 1% municipal sales tax. Each will therefore have a combined state and local rate of 7%, beginning July 1.

  • Bolivar
  • Charles Town
  • Martinsburg
  • Milton
  • Nitro
  • Parkersburg
  • Ranson
  • Thomas
  • Vienna

The municipalities of Charleston and Wheeling imposed a 0.5% municipal sales tax rate in October 2013 and currently have a combined rate of 6.5%. Effective July 1, 2015, both will increase the municipal tax to 1%, for a combined rate of 7%. In addition, the City of Wheeling has released its new B&O Tax Schedule Table and Rates.

The following West Virginia municipalities already impose a 1% municipal rate, for a combined rate of 7% (listed with effective dates)

  • Williamstown (October 2011)
  • Huntington (January 2012)
  • Rupert (April 2013)
  • Harrisville (October 2013)
  • Quinwood (October 2013)

West Virginia Department of Revenue.

Find accurate sales tax rates for localities in all states with this sales tax rate map.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.