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Manage West Virginia Notices

This article applies to:Returns Central

Get the info you need to manage notices for West Virginia, including submitting a power of attorney and understanding common issues.

Power of Attorney

West Virginia requires a Power of Attorney (POA) for Avalara to resolve notices for you.

To submit a POA:

  1. Obtain and complete a West Virginia WV-2848 Power of Attorney form
  2. Submit the completed POA form to the West Virginia State Tax Department
  3. Send the completed POA form and notice to us by submitting a case. Processing takes about 6 - 8 weeks.

After we have a POA on file, you don't have to submit another one unless something has changed.

Common Issues

These are the most common notice issues to resolve for West Virginia. See Manage Tax Notices for additional details about resolving notice issues.

Issue Action
Filing frequency changed

Filing frequency changes are a common issue. Pay close attention to communications received from the State Tax Department. Send notification of filing frequency changes to us by submitting a case immediately. Edit your scheduled returns to change the filing frequency.

Late payment penalties

West Virginia often sends late payment notices for payments that were submitted on time. Email proof of timely payment to


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