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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 5, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in West Virginia, we recommend that you visit the state’s COVID-19 Business Relief Resources and Information or the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources' COVID-19 portal

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Description of Program and Relief

Extension of Filing Deadline for State Income Taxes to July 15, 2020

The West Virginia State Tax Department has extended the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020. This extension automatically applies to annual income tax returns for individuals, trusts or estates, and corporations. This relief does not apply to employer withholding tax and payments or to any other tax collected by the Tax Commissioner.

Government or Lead Agency

West Virginia State Tax Department

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Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

The filing extension automatically applies to individuals, trusts or estates, and corporations filing state annual income taxes in West Virginia.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

July 15, 2020, unless an extension has been granted

Contact for More Information

For tax information and assistance offered by the West Virginia State Tax Department, please call: (304) 558-3333 or (800) 982-8297.

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