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High Court Seems To Lean Against West Virginia In Tax Case

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against the state of West Virginia and side with a retired U.S. marshal seeking a tax refund from the state. James Dawson says West Virginia unlawfully discriminated against him by excluding him from preferential tax treatment given to most retired state law enforcement officers. Both… Read More

Thousands Of Wealthier Ohioans Are Using A Tax Break Meant For Low Income Wage Earners

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A new study shows tens of thousands of upper income Ohioans are taking advantage of tax breaks meant for poorer residents. Wendy Patton with the progressive group Policy Matters says Ohioans who have LLC’s or pass through accounts for small businesses can earn up to $250,000 tax free. And that’s allowing them to qualify for… Read More

Companies Sue WV Gov.’s Family Companies Over Debts But Find Bank Accounts Empty

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The Justice family companies’ difficulties paying taxes over the years are well documented. But tax collectors haven’t been the only ones trying to recover debts from companies once operated by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and now in control of his family. A review of court documents by the Ohio Valley ReSource found at least five cases in… Read More

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Ohio Gov. Kasich Pushes Tax Plan In State Of State Address

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Gov. John Kasich says cutting taxes is crucial to helping to lure and retain businesses and keep people from leaving Ohio. The Republican governor discussed his proposed tax changes during his annual State of the State speech held this year in Wilmington. Kasich’s $72.3 billion two-year budget seeks to cut the state income-tax rate by… Read More