West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy: Who Pays? Rethinking West Virginia’s Tax SystemITEP Work in Action
To get a sense of a state’s values, one often need look no further than its tax system.
What a state spends its tax dollars on and how it acquires those tax dollars typically reveals a lot about the priorities of its people—what they care about and what they stand for. In theory, it’s a direct reflection of their collective values. But this doesn’t seem to be the case for West Virginia.