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Wetzel County Commission
200 Main Street
New Martinsville, WV 26155

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Tax Office FAQs

    Tax Statements:

  • When are the tax statements mailed?

  • All tax statements are mailed July 15th.

  • What if I don’t receive my tax statements?

  • If you have not received a statement by August 1, please call our office at (304) 455-8218. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to make sure that they have received all of their tax statements. (WV Code 11A-1-8: Failure of the sheriff to send or failure of the taxpayer to receive such copy shall not impair the right to collect such taxes.)

  • What if I have misplaced my statements?

  • You may view or print your taxes online by clicking the TAX INQUIRY link or contact us at (304) 455-8218.

  • Can I receive a discount on my taxes for paying early?

  • Yes, a 2.5% discount is given for all current 1st half payments made on or by September 1 and for all current 2nd half payments made on or by March 1 of the following year. This discount is already calculated on your tax statements.

  • When are taxes due?

  • To avoid interest charges, you must pay the 1st half by October 1 and the 2nd half by April 1st. Effective April 1st, your taxes are considered delinquent and must be paid in full. If taxes are not paid by April 30th, they will be published delinquent with publication fees and interest added.

  • How do I change my address?

  • A Change of Address Form must be completed and signed. Change of Address Forms are available at the tax office. You may pick one up or call to have one mailed to you. The forms are also available by clicking on the following link:

    Change of Address Form Change of Address Form (47 KB)


  • To whom do I make my check payable?

  • Sheriff of Wetzel County

  • To what address do I mail my payment?

  • PO Box D, New Martinsville, WV 26155

  • What information do I need to include with payment?

  • Your tax statement is preferred. But if not available, please include your ticket number(s) with your payment. (Your ticket number is located on the top right hand corner of your statements. Or you may find them on our TAX INQUIRY link.)

  • Will I receive receipts for payment?

  • Only if you have provided us with a self-addressed stamped envelope for mailing your receipts.

  • Do you accept credit/debit cards for tax payments?

  • Yes, you may pay with your credit/debit card in the office or by telephone. A 2.45% convenience fee will be added to all credit/debit card transactions with a minimum fee of $3.00 added.

  • May I pay my taxes online?

  • Yes. Taxes can be paid at www.wetzelcountywv.us
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