Throughout the operation of any business, you will be faced with reporting and filing both federal and state taxes. The information provided here will help you with tax information resources.

Federal Taxes (IRS)

Most businesses are required to register with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for federal tax reporting purposes. Visit IRS Business Taxes online to learn more about your federal tax reporting responsibilities as a business operator.

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Every business operating in the state is required to register with the West Virginia State Tax Department to obtain a Business Registration Certificate and maintain tax filing compliance in the state. View the information below to learn more about tax credits, filing requirements, and filing due dates.

  • Tax Credits - Visit the West Virginia Department of Commerce to learn more about various tax credit incentives.
  • Guidance and Publications - This link provides guidelines and publications related to the specific tax types for your business, such as,
    • Pass Through Entity,
    • Sales and Use Tax, and
    • Withholding.
  • Business Registration - Before engaging in business activity in West Virginia, every individual or business entity must obtain a State Tax Department Business Registration Certificate (the "business license"). Business activity is broadly defined. Learn more about the requirements by visiting State Tax Department Business Registration. 
  • State Tax Calendar - It's important to know the tax calendar due dates associated with the filing frequency assigned by the West Virginia State Tax Department. This way you'll be prepared and can plan accordingly.
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