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State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

West Virginia State Tax Department
Jeff Anderson
Electronic Filing Office
P.O. Box 2222
Charleston, WV - 25328-2222
Website: www.tax.wv.gov
Email: taxwvefile@wv.gov
Phone: 304-558-8655 or 304-558-8689
Fax: 304-558-1150
Tax Refund Inquiries: 304-558-3333 or 800-982-8297
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 10 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 25 returns
Form for opting out of mandate : ERO retains Mandate Opt Out Form
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : Yes
Estimate Payments : No
Extension : No
Additional Return Types :
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes (only from a checking account)
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : No
Signature Requirements : ERO retains WV-8453 for 3 years
Accepts eSignature : No
Supports PDF attachments : Yes
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year and two prior tax years
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 8 days
Paper Return : 3-5 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See Publication 1345 Handbook for Electronic Filers

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