files a tax return, especially seniors and people with low incomes. The
through divorce or death might not show up on one year's return, for
The stories in "Valley on the Move" focus on the net gains or losses in
Kanawha and Putnam County. Migration does not occur in only one
direction. For example, the IRSdata shows 916 taxpayers and
their dependents moving from Putnam County to Kanawha County in tax year
1998-99 - not bad for Kanawha, except 1,309 taxpayers and dependents moved
from Kanawha County to Putnam County, a net loss of 393.
This data can be ordered on the Web at www.irs.ustreas.