While we think of tax credits as going to businesses and corporations, lots of individuals get tax credits.
According to the latest tax credit report, folks like Angus Peyton and Ken Lowe claimed Super Tax credits of between $1 and $50,000 on their personal income tax.
Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., got a Qualified Rehabilitated Residential credit of between $50,000 and $100,000, and a Historical Rehabilitation Building credit of between $1 and $50,000 in the 2007 tax year.
After an initial meeting last week to review applications, the Educational Broadcasting Authority will meet on Dec. 28 to interview finalists for the executive director position for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.
Meanwhile, the executive director forced into retirement by the authority, Dennis Adkins, agreed to stay on for another month to give the authority time to get his successor on board.
The fact that there are 15 applicants says a lot about this being a buyers' market in the media these days.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin earned some points with state employees this month, first by transferring $4 million to PEIA to assure there will be neither premium increases nor benefits cuts in their health insurance coverage for the 2013-14 plan year, and then by extending their half-day off for Christmas Eve into a full holiday.
However, state offices will be open a half-day on New Year's Eve. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ordered that circuit clerk's offices be open a half-day both days, much to the chagrin of employees.
Finally, yes, West Virginia, there will be a 2013 state sesquicentennial calendar -- or more accurately, the annual state Historical Preservation calendar put out by the Division of Culture and History will have a sesquicentennial theme.
There have been concerns about the state's preparations (or lack of) for its 150th birthday, since the state's Sesquicentennial Commission has been largely inactive since mass resignations last spring over whether the sesquicentennial's emphasis should be on history and education, or on festivals, parades and reenactments, as favored by Randall Reid-Smith and Kay Goodwin.
The calendar is expected to be available later this week.
Reach Phil Kabler at ph...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1220.