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State of universal disservice

November 17, 2013
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Last year West Virginia gave away $1.7 billion in tax favors and incentives to businesses, which on a per capita basis, is the second highest level of corporate subsidies in the nation. In addition West Virginia has also cut business taxes so much that, on a percentage basis, corporations in West Virginia contribute only half as much to state government in income taxes as they used to. Additional cuts have already been enacted that will further reduce businesses contributions to only a third of what they were.

 
 

 

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