Bloomberg Tax
Nov. 19, 2021, 7:47 PM

West Virginia High Court Voids Oil and Gas Property Tax Deed

Sam McQuillan
Sam McQuillan

Property can’t be sold at a tax sale if it is part of another property whose owner has been making timely payments that include the supposed delinquent taxes, West Virginia’s highest court said.

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s 2019 ruling that rendered a family’s tax deed of a mineral and gas estate void because another family had been paying property taxes on the estate ...