WEST VIRGINIA tax return

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West Virginia doesn't distinguish between filing status when determining how to tax its residents. Instead, it taxes certain amounts of income at different rates as indicated:

  • Up to $10,000 at 3%
  • $10,001 to $25,000 at 4%
  • $25,001 to $40,000 at 4.5%
  • $40,001 to $60,000 at 6%
  • $60,001 and above at 6.5%

West Virginia follows the pattern of Federal Taxation in relation to Social Security benefits and retirement income. Distributions from IRAs, pensions and Social Security are taxed depending on how your adjusted gross income is taxed federally. Taxpayers who are over age 65 are eligible to exclude the first $8,000 from being taxed by the state, or if you file jointly with your spouse, up to the first $16,000 in distributions. These exemptions apply to pensions from another state as well. Residents of West Virginia may exempt up to $2,000 form civil-service or state pensions.

Additionally, certain exemptions exist through West Virginia's Family Tax Credit for those who qualify. Criteria is based on certain income limits.


A taxpayer is a resident of West Virginia is they are either physically present in the state or maintain a home there for more than 183 days during the tax year. It's not required that the days be consecutive, just that the total number of days equals 183. In some cases, you can be considered a resident of West Virginia even if you have a domicile in another state. For example, a taxpayer attending school and staying in West Virginia during semesters, yet maintain a home in another state.

Typically, most legal residents actually live in the state. However, some taxpayer are considered a domiciliary resident despite not actually living in the state. For example, a student who attends school in another state but maintains a permanent residence in West Virginia, a resident working in a foreign country who do not abandon their domicile, or military personnel stationed out of state.

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