West Virginia recently enacted legislation which will increase the motor vehicle sales tax from 5% to 6% effective July 1, 2017. Dealers are required to collect and remit this tax to the Division of Motor Vehicles. Revenue generated from this tax increase will be used to fund highway construction projects across the state.
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Alex Samuel is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos' Regulatory Analysis function, Alex focuses on enterprise sales tax issues arising in various domestic and international jurisdictions. Prior to Sovos, Alex worked as an attorney at New Hampshire Legal Assistance. Alex is a member of the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bars, earned his B.S. from the University of Minnesota and his J.D./LL.M from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.More Content by Alex Samuel