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TAX LEVY RATE

WV CODE 11-3-10 requires that you report in writing all taxable property owned by you to the Assessor between July 1 to October 1. Failure to file will result in a penalty along with difficulty in obtaining vehicle and boat licenses. Levy Rate subject to change each year.

Definitions

  • Municipalities: Elk Garden, Keyser, Piedmont, Ridgeley and Carpendale
  • "Districts" include the communities of Cabin Run, Elk, Frankfort, New Creek, Piedmont Independent and Welton.
  • YOU PAY TAXES BY LAW ON 60% OF MARKET VALUE.

Class I Taxes

Are applicable to property such as farm machinery and livestock.

Levy Rates for 2009 Per $100
Districts 0.4260
Elk Garden 0
Keyser Municipal 0
Piedmont Municipal 0
Ridgeley Municipal 0
Carpendale Municipal 0

Class II Taxes

Are applicable to property such as owner-occupied homes and lands that adjoin residences and active farms.

Levy Rates for 2009 Per $100
Districts 1.1938
Elk Garden 1.4438
Keyser Municipal 1.5688
Piedmont Municipal 1.5688
Ridgeley Municipal 1.4438
Carpendale Municipal 1.4438

Class III and IV Taxes

Are applicable to property such as business locations, industrial, rental properties and vacant lands or lots not used by owner as a residence, vehicles, boats, aircraft, campers, and above ground swimming pools.

Class III taxes are for Districts and Class IV taxes are for municipals within the county. The levy rate is higher in municipals.

Levy Rates for 2009 Per $100
Districts 2.3876
Elk Garden 2.8876
Keyser Municipal 3.1376
Piedmont Municipal 3.1376
Ridgeley Municipal 2.8876
Carpendale Municipal 2.8876