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1913

Congress passed the 16th Amendment for a federal income tax on corporation

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1914

State prohibition began

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1915

The West Virginia legislature first imposed the corporate excise tax

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1921

West Virginia replaced the corporate excise tax with a business gross receipts tax

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1928

West Virginia property tax revenue was at $52 million

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Nov 08, 1932

The Tax Limitation Amendment was passed by voters

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1933

West Virginia property tax revenue was at $27 million

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Apr 01, 1934

The sales tax became effective in West Virginia

1951

West Virginia adopted a 2% use tax

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1961

West Virginia adopted a personal income tax

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1967

West Virginia adopted a corporate net income tax

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1987

The business and operation tax (B&O) was eliminated for most business activities

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1993

The state corporate net income tax rate was at 9%

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