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In policy shift, state to tax most internet retail sales after all

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In a significant policy change, the West Virginia Tax Department has issued an administrative notice to most out-of-state retailers, directing that they are to begin collecting and remitting taxes on internet sales to West Virginians.

The order states that “notice is hereby given” to out-of-state retailers that currently are exempt from collecting state and municipal sales taxes because they do not have a physical presence in West Virginia, that they “will be required to collect and remit West Virginia state and municipal sales and use taxes on all sales made on or after January 1, 2019, that are delivered into West Virginia.”

 

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Sears, Kmart footprints getting smaller in West Virginia; additional closings announced

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The Kmart store at the Patrick Street Plaza in Charleston is on the list of 142 stores closing nationwide.
 

By  in News | October 15, 2018 at 1:40PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two more Sears Holding properties in West Virginia will close in the coming months as part of the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing announced Monday.

Of the 142 Sears and Kmart stores listed for closing in the bankruptcy filing, the Sears store at the Morgantown Mall in Westover and the Kmart store in the Patrick Street Plaza in Charleston are on the list.

 

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West Virginia Retailers Association and Retail Minded Renew Partnership

Parker, CO– July 25, 2016 – The West Virginia Retailers Association and Retail Minded have renewed their partnership in a continuing effort to better support the independent businesses and retailers within the West Virginia Retailers Association.

West Virginia Retailers Association introduces Retail Minded Magazine and other Retail Minded educational resources to their members throughout the year. Each issue of Retail Minded Magazine is co-branded with the West Virginia Retailers Association logo to further support their efforts in providing their members educational value.

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Pharmacists struggle to stop sales of drug used to make meth

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Longtime Kanawha County pharmacist Donn Neurman says it's easy to spot people who buy cold medications with plans to make illegal methamphetamine, but not so easy to stop them.The customers typically call pharmacies, asking whether they carry Sudafed 12 Hour and Sudafed 24 Hour, nasal decongestants that contain the main ingredient used to manufacture meth in clandestine labs. A short time later, the callers show up at the store with four or five people in tow."I can look toward the register, over the counter, and I know they're going to ask for it," said Neurman, a Rite Aid pharmacist who used to own The Medicine Shop in Kanawha City.

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