Leaders ask tax delay
by Ron Gregory
- Charleston — Today, the bipartisan leadership in the House of Delegates and State Senate sent the a letter to Gov. Jim Justice asking him to issue an executive order delaying the state’s tax filing deadline from April 15 to July 15 to match the federal delay issued by President Donald Trump.
The request was signed by Senate President Mitch Carmichael, House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, Senate Minority Leader Roman Prezioso, House Minority Leader Tim Miley, Senate Finance Chairman Craig Blair and House Finance Chairman Eric Householder.
The letter was delivered to the Governor’s Office shortly before 12:30 p.m. today, according to the legislators.