CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Two of the five candidates for the office of Kanawha County Assessor often miss a deadline in paying their real estate taxes, county tax records show.
Developer and contractor Forest Carper Sr. is one of two Republicans on the primary ballot next week. Carper owns townhouses and a rental home.
County tax records show that Carper was delinquent paying the taxes on the townhouse property in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Tax records show he was late paying the taxes on the rental home in 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.