Guide to Understanding Property Taxes in WV

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Despite their importance in funding constitutional and essential functions of government, property taxes are often misunderstood by many citizens and even some lawmakers. The system is a complex one, with multiple governing bodies raising revenue through a variety of levies on property. The following guide is intended to provide citizens with an understanding of how property taxes are levied, for what purposes they are used, and what role the County Commission plays in the implementation and collection of taxes. The levy rate sheets as well as the aggregate assessed value of property for Tax Years 2006-2015 are also attached so that citizens can view the breakdown of property taxes and levy rates for each year provided. 

 

Guide to Understanding Property Taxes in West Virginia

Aggregate Property Values - 2006-2015

Levy Rate Sheets - 2006-2015