County Collections
The County Collections Division's primary function is to return tax-delinquent lands to private ownership so the revenues derived can be allocated to the appropriate counties in West Virginia. This is accomplished by redemption of property and by offering the parcels at public auction. This Division is also responsible for preparing annual tax billing statements for each public utility company operating within West Virginia, of which over 140 million dollars was collected and distributed during fiscal year 2003.

The West Virginia State Auditor serves as Commissioner of Delinquent and Nonentered Lands, Ex-Officio. In this capacity, he keeps records of lands nonentered to the State, sold for delinquent taxes and redeemed. Property owners have approximately eighteen months to redeem property before it is sold on the auction block.


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