Matt Irby appointed West Virginia acting tax commissioner

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Matt Irby as acting tax commissioner.

Irby’s appointment was effective Friday and follows the retirement last week of Tax Commissioner Dale Steager.

Irby was appointed deputy tax commissioner in August and has been director of the Tax Account Administration Division for the past six years.

He was previously the Legal Division’s Technical Unit supervisor. He has also worked for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy and for Legal Aid of West Virginia.

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